StateImpact

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10:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Turbine-Siting Bill Heads to Governor, Lawmakers and Wind Industry Near Deal on Tax Incentives

The Blue Canyon wind farm near Carnegie, Okla.
The Blue Canyon wind farm near Carnegie, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

The Blue Canyon wind farm near Carnegie, Okla.

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8:28 am
Thu April 9, 2015

In Southwest Oklahoma, a Farmer Harvests the Wind and Watches the State Capitol

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 11:32 am

Bob Kerr on his ranch near Carnegie, Okla., which is flanked by turbines from the Blue Canyon Wind Farm.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Bob Kerr on his ranch near Carnegie, Okla., which is flanked by turbines from the Blue Canyon Wind Farm.

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10:27 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Oklahoma Oil Revenue Drops to Lowest Level in More Than a Dozen Years

Workers with Shebester-Bechtel at an American Energy Woodford rig site in Payne County, Okla.
Workers with Shebester-Bechtel at an American Energy Woodford rig site in Payne County, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Workers with Shebester-Bechtel at an American Energy Woodford rig site in Payne County, Okla.

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11:27 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Opponents Launch Ad-Attack to Keep 'Right-to-Farm' Off Ballot in Oklahoma

If passed by the Oklahoma legislature, the right-to-farm amendment to the state constitution wouldn’t appear on the ballot until November 2016. But the Humane Society of the United States is trying to kill the controversial issue in its crib.

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5:57 am
Thu April 2, 2015

The View From Sardis Lake: Why Moving Water to Where It's Needed is So Hard

Atoka Lake, currently a water source for Oklahoma City, near where Oklahoma Highway 43 meets U.S. Highway 69.
A sign along Oklahoma Highway 43 near Sardis Lake.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

A sign along Oklahoma Highway 43 near Sardis Lake.

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3:55 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Wind Regulation Bill Moves Forward With Industry's Blessing

A wind farm near Weatherford, Okla.

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A wind farm near Weatherford, Okla.

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12:15 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

OG&E 'Attacked From All Sides' Over Request for Record Rate Increase

Oklahoma Gas & Electric's coal-fired Sooner Plant in Red Rock, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gas & Electric's coal-fired Sooner Plant in Red Rock, Okla.

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12:20 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

StateImpact on OETA: Oklahoma Oil Hub Overflowing With U.S. Crude

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 2:05 pm

Low oil prices have led the U.S. energy industry to stockpile crude instead of selling it at discount rates. A lot of that hoarding is happening at a major oil hub in Cushing, Okla., which is holding record amounts of crude could fill up — for the first time ever.

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11:51 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Oil Executive's Meeting With Oklahoma Seismologist: Conversation or Intimidation?

Austin Holland with the Oklahoma Geological Survey, seated in the center, at a capitol hearing on Oklahoma's earthquake surge.
Austin Holland with the Oklahoma Geological Survey, seated in the center, at a capitol hearing on Oklahoma's earthquake surge.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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11:13 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Oklahoma Running Out of Room for Oil as U.S. Hoards Crude in Cushing Hub

A tanker truck pulling into a terminal at the oil hub in Cushing, Okla.
A tanker truck pulling into a terminal at the oil hub in Cushing, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

A tanker truck pulling into a terminal at the oil hub in Cushing, Okla.

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