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4:13 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

State Senate Easily Passes Bill that Could Make Mining Permits Harder to Get

Washed limestone tumbles into railcars behind this artificial berm near Mill Creek, Okla.

Originally published on Wed March 26, 2014 4:02 pm

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11:57 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Oklahoma Moves Up the Ranks by Adding More Wind Energy to its Electricity Mix

The 147-megawatt Weatherford Wind Energy Center.

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The 147-megawatt Weatherford Wind Energy Center.

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6:04 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Lawmakers Join Landowners Who Think Getting a Mining Permit is Too Easy

Johnston County Landowner Clyde Runyon just outside a limestone mining operation near Mill Creek, Okla.

Originally published on Wed March 26, 2014 3:59 pm

Johnston County Landowner Clyde Runyon just outside a limestone mining operation near Mill Creek, Okla.</body></html>
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11:08 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Most of the State Abnormally Dry As Drought Creeps East Into Oklahoma City

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map of Oklahoma as of Feb. 25.
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map of Oklahoma as of Feb. 25.

U.S. Drought Monitor

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11:22 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Propane Prices Continue Drop, But Remain Much Higher Than In Any Other Year

Propane customer Shawn Davies checks how much propane he has left in his tank at his rural home just outside Tulsa.

After reaching a national average of just over $4 per gallon, and around $5 in some spots in the midwest, propane prices are falling, mainly because of lighter demand amid warming temperatures.

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11:03 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Insurance Agents Say More Oklahomans Are Seeking Earthquake Coverage

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10:36 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

The Reason Toxic 'Releases' Are Up in Oklahoma, and Why It's Not That Scary

The Lone Mountain landfill near Waynoka, Okla.
Toxic waste from New York, New Jersey and Wisconsin is brought by rail to Oklahoma, where it's treated and stored at the Lone Mountain Landfill.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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11:41 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Effort to Allow New Tax On Mining Companies Gains Ground In OK House

An active aggregate mining operation near Mill Creek, Okla.
An active aggregate mining operation near Mill Creek, Okla.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

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1:35 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

How Aquifers Could Trigger Earthquakes in Oklahoma

Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 2:16 pm

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12:22 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Proposed Law Would Limit Construction of Wind Farms in Eastern Oklahoma

A wind farm outside of Woodward in northwestern Oklahoma.
A wind farm outside of Woodward in northwestern Oklahoma.

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma

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