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10:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Oklahoma's Drought-Withered Wheat Harvest Could Have National Effects

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Originally published on Thu May 22, 2014 11:30 am

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Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Brothers and business partners Fred and Wayne Schmedt stand in their family's wheat field near Altus in southwest Oklahoma.

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3:50 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Norman Lawmakers Push Wastewater Reuse in Search for Long-term Water Fix

Lake Thunderbird in June 2013

Originally published on Tue May 20, 2014 3:57 pm

Lake Thunderbird in June 2013

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Lake Thunderbird in June 2013

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4:18 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Officals: Streams Removed from Impaired Waters List Because of Better Farming

Oklahoma State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, Gary O'Neil, speaks to reporters at the Oklahoma Capitol.
Bird Creek in northeast Oklahoma is one of nine streams no longer considered impaired due to high turbidity.</body></html>
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11:24 am
Fri May 16, 2014

City of Duncan Water Rationing Unchanged as Waurika Lake Withers

From the latest update of the U.S. Drought Monitor, showing most of western Oklahoma in extreme or exceptional drought, the worst categories.
From the latest update of the U.S. Drought Monitor, showing most of western Oklahoma in extreme or exceptional drought, the worst categories.</body></html>
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3:23 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Chickasha Sells Water to Oil Driller to Help Pay For Water Infrastructure Needs

Chickasha, Okla.
Chickasha, Okla.

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Chickasha, Okla.

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6:38 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Drought and Passive Landowners Add Fuel to Oklahoma's Burning Red Cedar Problem

Billy Hays in the cab of a Bobcat, which Oklahoma County modified to cut and shred Eastern Red Cedars.
Billy Hays in the cab of a Bobcat, which Oklahoma County modified to cut and shred Eastern Red Cedars.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Billy Hays in the cab of a Bobcat, which Oklahoma County modified to cut and shred Eastern Red Cedars.

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1:01 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Environmental Groups Ask EPA to Regulate Air Pollution from Oil and Gas Wells

The environmental groups' petition points to oil and gas development in populated areas, such as Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Lawton.

Originally published on Wed May 14, 2014 3:41 pm

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9:40 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Public Forum Questions Reveal Concern About Climate Change in Oklahoma

People waiting to ask questions at StateImpact's public forum on how climate change is affecting Oklahoma.
People waiting to ask questions at StateImpact's public forum on how climate change is affecting Oklahoma.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

People waiting to ask questions at StateImpact's public forum on how climate change is affecting Oklahoma.

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4:28 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Drier, Hotter, More Extreme Weather: How Climate Change is Already Affecting Oklahoma

A supercell near Courtney, Okla., in April 2014.

Originally published on Mon May 12, 2014 10:49 am

A supercell near Courtney, Okla., in April 2014.

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A supercell near Courtney, Okla., in April 2014.

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12:41 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Drought-fueled Wildfires Prompt State of Emergency, Burn Ban for 36 Counties

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Oklahoma Forestry Services

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