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8:52 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Lesser Prairie Chicken Peep Show: In the Field With Oklahoma's 'Threatened' Bird

The current and historical range of the Lesser Prairie Chicken.

Originally published on Tue May 13, 2014 3:25 pm

A group of bird watchers at the Selman Ranch, which hosts the Lesser Prairie Chicken Festival in Northwest Oklahoma.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

A group of bird watchers at the Selman Ranch, which hosts the Lesser Prairie Chicken Festival in northwest Oklahoma.

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4:13 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

StateImpact Event: Is Oklahoma Prepared for a Changing Climate?

Originally published on Thu May 1, 2014 8:54 am

Lisa Davis (right) with the advocacy group Save Lake Texoma near the Rooster Creek Bridge at Lake Texoma State Park.

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12:51 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Baker Hughes To Disclose All Fracking Chemicals, Halliburton Studies the Issue

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Department of Energy and Climate Change / Flickr

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6:22 am
Thu April 24, 2014

What an Oklahoma Grazing Land Can Teach Us About Global Climate Change

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Originally published on Thu April 24, 2014 2:39 pm

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Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Ph.D. student and research assistant Yuting Zhou installs a sensor in an experimental wheat field at the Grazinglands Research Lab in El Reno, Okla.

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11:25 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Gov. Mary Fallin Signs Distributed Electricity Generation Bill

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 11:33 am

Gov. Mary Fallin on Monday signed Senate Bill 1456, a measure that would allow regulated electric utilities to charge customers who generate electricity from rooftop solar panels or small wind turbines.

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11:35 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Why Regulators Are 'Scratching Their Heads' Over Northeast Oklahoma Coal Mine

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10:21 am
Thu April 17, 2014

StateImpact and Partners' Moore Tornado Coverage Honored With National Award

Lauren Gardner stands near a family members' house, which was destroyed by the May 20, 2013 tornado that ravaged Moore, Okla.
Lauren Gardner stands near a family members' house, which was destroyed by the May 20, 2013 tornado that ravaged Moore, Okla.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Lauren Gardner stands near a family members' house, which was destroyed by the May 20, 2013 tornado that ravaged Moore, Okla.

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12:30 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

OK Policy Poll: Voters Oppose Tax Incentives for Horizontal Drilling

Click here to read the full .pdf explaining the poll results.

Originally published on Tue April 8, 2014 2:26 pm

Click here to read the full .pdf explaining the poll results.

Click here to read the full .pdf explaining the poll results.

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