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12:37 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Oklahoma Senate Unanimously Approves Bills Limiting Wind Industry Tax Incentives

A wind farm near Woodwoard and Harper Counties in northwestern Oklahoma.
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3:35 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Amended Bill Would Prohibit Cities and Towns from 'Effectively' Banning Oil and Gas Activities

Demonstrators outside the Norman City Hall before a city council committee met to discuss changes to oil and gas drilling rules.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

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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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