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4:17 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Why an Oil Boom is Sometimes Bad for Business

A pump-jack in an Oklahoma field.
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10:02 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Oklahoma Earthquake Swarm on 'The Rachel Maddow Show'

Originally published on Tue February 18, 2014 11:31 am

Oklahoma’s earthquake swarm was the subject of a segment on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” last night.

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12:15 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Oklahoma Senate Passes Bill Giving State More Authority to Regulate Wind Farms

Oklahoma Wind Turbine

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a major wind-energy state, but some landowners and communities have turned their backs on turbines.

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10:49 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Oklahoma's Earthquake 'Swarm' in One Chart

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Magnitude 2.0 and greater Oklahoma earthquakes from 1990-2014.

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11:52 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Cleanup of Hazardous Oklahoma Refinery Site Went Unfunded Until People Moved In

The Wilcox and Lorraine refineries operated at the 125-acre Bristow Superfund site. The complex was abandoned in 1963. The cleanup was crude, and much of the oily sludge, waste and equipment was simply buried.

Originally published on Thu February 13, 2014 7:08 am

Tyler Lane pulls up a wooden marker covered with oily sludge in the land behind his Bristow home. Lane uses stakes and rope to keep his two children out of the oiliest, most dangerous parts of his land, which sits atop the abandoned Wilcox Refinery, Oklahoma’s newest Superfund site.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

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12:13 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

All-time High Propane Prices to Start Dropping as Warmer Weather Takes Hold

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11:22 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Lawmakers Question Governors' Deal to Let Texas Pump Water From Oklahoma

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4:30 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Federal Government Approves PSO's Plan to Retire Coal-Fired Power Plants

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1:08 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Oil Boom Keeping Western Oklahoma Towns Afloat Amid Worsening Drought

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From Al Jazeera English's photo series on drought in Oklahoma.

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12:30 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

What Oklahomans Need to Know About the Escalating Oil and Gas Tax Debate

Rig crews on a Helmerich & Payne operation in western Oklahoma.

Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Crews at work on a Helmerich & Payne drilling rig in western Oklahoma.

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