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10:47 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Duncan Bans All Outdoor Watering as Waurika Lake Levels Continue to Fall

The December 30, 2014 update of the U.S. Drought Monitor for Oklahoma.
The December 30, 2014 update of the U.S. Drought Monitor for Oklahoma.

U.S. Drought Monitor

The December 30, 2014 update of the U.S. Drought Monitor for Oklahoma.

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4:32 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Oklahoma Corporation Commission to Consider New Rules for Wind Industry

Originally published on Tue December 30, 2014 4:40 pm

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission will consider rules for the wind industry that outline proper procedures for landowner notification and turbine decommissioning, according to an order singed Tuesday.

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1:45 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Oklahoma Among States Driving Current, Future Growth in U.S. Wind Power Capacity

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U.S. Energy Information Administration

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1:19 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Oklahoma City Residents Question Lake Hefner Drilling Plan at Contentious Public Meeting

The meeting was plagued by large crowds and problems with the sound system, and many residents left frustrated.

Originally published on Tue December 30, 2014 1:48 pm

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11:51 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Crowd Rallies for Clean Water as Norman Committee Considers New Drilling Rules

Demonstrators outside the Norman City Hall before a city council committee met to discuss changes to oil and gas drilling rules.
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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9:02 am
Thu December 18, 2014

StateImpact's Biggest Stories of 2014 and a Preview of Reporting for the Coming Year

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 9:45 am

Brothers and business partners Fred and Wayne Schmedt stand in their family's wheat field near Altus in southwest Oklahoma.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Brothers and business partners Fred and Wayne Schmedt stand in their family's wheat field near Altus in southwest Oklahoma.

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3:58 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Feds Fund Study of Future Water Options for Drought-Stricken Region of Oklahoma

After four years of drought, municipal water storage in in Altus-Lugert lake has dropped to about 10 percent.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

After four years of drought, municipal water storage in in Altus-Lugert lake has dropped to about 10 percent.

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2:20 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Depletion of Ogallala Aquifer Likely Caused By Irrigation, USGS Says

Center pivot irrigation in southwestern Oklahoma.
Center pivot irrigation in southwestern Oklahoma.

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Center pivot irrigation in southwestern Oklahoma.

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11:28 am
Mon December 15, 2014

As Beef Industry Deals With Drought, Researchers Eye Less-Thirsty Cattle

The December 9 update of drought conditions in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Cows

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10:00 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Lawmaker to Propose Legislation Changing Tax Incentives for New Wind Farms

The 147-megawatt Weatherford Wind Energy Center.

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The 147-megawatt Weatherford Wind Energy Center.

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