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11:07 am
Fri January 24, 2014

West Virginia Chemical Spill Prompts Oklahoma Officials to Examine Storage Locations

Freedom Industries storage tanks along the Elk River in West Virginia
Freedom Industries storage tanks along the Elk River in West Virginia

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Freedom Industries storage tanks along the Elk River in West Virginia

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10:25 am
Thu January 23, 2014

With Keystone Pipeline Online, Analysts Expect it to Help Bust Oklahoma's Oil Glut

The Keystone Gulf pipeline starts at TransCanada's terminal in Cushing, Okla., and carried crude oil 485 miles to refineries near Port Arthur, Texas.

Originally published on Thu January 23, 2014 10:46 am

A worker inspects a segment of the Keystone Pipeline before it's lowered into a trench near Stroud, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

A worker inspects a segment of the Keystone Pipeline before it's lowered into a trench near Stroud, Okla.

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12:36 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Don't (Completely) Blame the Drought for Increasing Number of Outdoor Burn Bans

Current Burn Bans in Oklahoma.

Originally published on Wed January 22, 2014 1:12 pm

Current Burn Bans in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Forestry Services

Current burn bans in Oklahoma.

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3:46 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Earthquakes No Danger to Cushing Oil Hub, Energy Officials Say

Crude oil tank farm in Cushing, Okla.
Crude oil tank farm in Cushing, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Crude oil tank farm in Cushing, Okla.

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3:26 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Frustrations and Rumors Bubble to the Surface as Lake Texoma Waters Retreat

Drought

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10:31 am
Fri January 17, 2014

20 Oklahoma Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas Because of Drought

The latest update of the U.S. Drought Monitor as of Jan. 14, 2014.

Originally published on Fri January 17, 2014 10:35 am

The latest update of the U.S. Drought Monitor as of Jan. 14, 2014.

U.S. Drought Monitor

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6:09 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Pressure on Arkansas Polluters Behind Recent Illinois River Water Quality Gains

Ed Brocksmith, co-founder of the advocacy group Save the Illinois River, says clearer water doesn't mean the poultry industry should be off the hook.

Originally published on Thu January 16, 2014 9:18 am

Ed Brocksmith, co-founder of the advocacy group Save the Illinois River, says clearer water doesn't mean the poultry industry should be off the hook.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

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1:44 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

The Economic Impact of a Bunch of Thirsty Oklahoma Cows

Cows Graze in Kay County, Okla.
Cows Graze in Kay County, Okla.

fireboat895 / Flickr

Cows Graze in Kay County, Okla.

Cattle is big business in Oklahoma.

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12:25 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Most County Commissioners Expected to Support Rock and Gravel Tax Proposal

An Oklahoma gravel pit.
An Oklahoma gravel pit.

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An Oklahoma gravel pit.

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10:40 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Oklahoma's 'Slow But Steady' Transition to CNG-Powered Government Vehicles

Gov. Mary Fallin at a March 2013 press conference in the parking lot of the capitol, which marked the delivery of CNG-powered Dodge Ram pickups for the state's fleet.

Originally published on Mon January 13, 2014 11:42 am

Gov. Mary Fallin at a March 2013 press conference in the parking lot of the capitol, which marked the delivery of CNG-powered Dodge Ram pickups for the state's fleet.

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