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10:08 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Oklahomans Live With Shaking as Researchers Study Earthquake Swarm

Click here to read research by the U.S. Geological Survey's Andrea Llenos, which was published in October 2013's Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.

Originally published on Wed November 20, 2013 1:38 pm

Amanda and Keith Erwin, of Edmond, say they're learning to live with near-daily earthquakes.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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11:16 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Norman Voters Approve Sewer Rate Hike Under Pressure from State Regulators

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1:19 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Red Cedars Aren't as Thirsty as We Thought, But They Still Suck

This 2011 fire in the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge was fueled in part by red cedars.

Originally published on Wed November 13, 2013 9:15 am

This 2011 fire in the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge was fueled in part by red cedars.

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12:21 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Few Oklahoma Cities Filter Water for Element That Causes Toxic Algae in Lakes

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There’s too much phosphorous in the vast majority of Oklahoma’s lakes and streams.

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8:12 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Canton Businesses on the Brink Months After Oklahoma City Water Withdrawal

Jeff Converse of the Canton Lake Association stands in front of a boat ramp he says has been surrounded by mud and weeds since Oklahoma City withdrew water from the lake in January.

Originally published on Thu November 7, 2013 9:39 am

Jeff Converse of the Canton Lake Association stands in front of a boat ramp he says has been surrounded by mud and weeds since Oklahoma City withdrew water from the lake in January.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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1:47 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Mapped: Oklahoma's Earthquake Swarm (UPDATED 02/17)

Click here for StateImpact's interactive map of Oklahoma's 2009-2013 earthquake "swarm."

Originally published on Thu February 20, 2014 10:06 am

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3:38 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

U.S. Appeals Court: No New Hearing for Oklahoma in Fight Over EPA Coal Rules

The Grand River Dam Authority's coal-fired plant in Chouteau, Okla., which is impacted by the Regional Haze Rule.
The Grand River Dam Authority's coal-fired plant in Chouteau, Okla., which is impacted by the Regional Haze Rule.

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11:11 am
Fri November 1, 2013

With Tax Credit Temporarily Secured, List of Planned Oklahoma Wind Projects Grows

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Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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2:32 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Opponents of Arbuckle-Simpson Withdrawal Limit Ask for Court Review

OWRB Executive Director J.D. Strong (left) addresses members of the water board at its Oct. 23 meeting.
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2:29 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Why Texas Might Try to Redraw Its Border, and How it Might Start Another Water Fight

Lake Texoma
Lake Texoma

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Lake Texoma

Oklahoma and Texas have a long history of squabbling over the 540-mile border that divides the two states.

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