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2:31 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Study: 'Reawakened' Oklahoma Faults Could Produce Larger Earthquakes

Click here to read a .pdf of the study, "Earthquake hypocenters and focal mechanisms in central Oklahoma reveal a complex system of reactivated subsurface strike-slip faulting."

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 4:27 pm

Click here to read a .pdf of the study,

Geophysical Research Lette

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12:52 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

New Severance Tax on Limestone Miners Passes Oklahoma House

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 1:21 pm

An active aggregate mining operation near Mill Creek, Okla.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

An active aggregate mining operation near Mill Creek, Okla.

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11:49 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Lawton Turns to Weather Manipulation to Aid Drought-Stricken City Water Supplies

A Lockheed WC-130B used by U.S. government researchers Stormfury, a cloud seeding research project focused on reducing the strength of hurricanes.

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 6:51 am

A Lockheed WC-130B used by U.S. government researchers Stormfury, a cloud seeding research project focused on reducing the strength of hurricanes.

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12:49 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Hearing Begins Over OG&E's Controversial Plan To Comply With Clean Air Act

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 2:35 pm

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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2:36 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Oklahoma House Unanimously Approves Bill Reducing Wind Industry Subsidies

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 2:37 pm

The Oklahoma House of Representatives on Monday voted 89-0 to approve proposed legislation that would significantly reduce the amount of tax incentives paid to the wind industry.

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12:15 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

State Geological Survey Stayed Silent After Linking Oklahoma Quakes to Oil Industry

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 1:12 pm

Austin Holland with the Oklahoma Geological Survey briefs Corporation Commissioners on new earthquake research.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Austin Holland with the Oklahoma Geological Survey briefs Corporation Commissioners on new earthquake research.

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12:58 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Oklahoma Right-to-Farm Legislation About More Than Agricultural Practices

Attendees listen as former Missouri state senator Wes Shoemeyer speaks against Amendment 1 at the Missouri’s Food for America sign-making event at Café Berlin Friday, June 27, 2014 in Columbia, Missouri.

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 5:04 pm

Attendees listen as former Missouri state senator Wes Shoemeyer speaks against Amendment 1 at the Missouri’s Food for America sign-making event at Café Berlin Friday, June 27, 2014 in Columbia, Missouri.
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8:56 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

House Committee Advances Bill Placing Location Restrictions on New Wind Farms

Tammy and Rick Huffstutlar have spoken out against wind farm development near their home in Calument, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Tammy and Rick Huffstutlar have spoken out against wind farm development near their home in Calument, Okla.

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3:37 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Growing Resistance to Legislation that Could Lead to Cross-state Water Transfers

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 8:54 pm

A fisherman walks up a dry boat dock at Tom Steed Reservoir. The lake is only 24 percent full and supplies water for Altus and other cities nearby.

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