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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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6:47 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Why Oklahoma City Won't Tap Water From the Aquifer Under Its Own Feet

Norman, Okla., well operator Scott Lewis with Well #52, one of 36 that serve Norman.

Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 9:58 am

The Garber-Wellington Aquifer

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

The Garber-Wellington Aquifer is part of the Central Oklahoma aquifer, which every major city in the region uses — except Oklahoma City.

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10:44 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner's Advice: Buy Earthquake Coverage

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak

Originally published on Wed October 30, 2013 11:05 am

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak

State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak

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