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“Oklahoma Adopts California-style Quake Precautions”

Oklahoma City insurance agent Matt Pryor tells the AP: “It used to be, ‘Do I need earthquake coverage?’ Now it’s […]

Oklahoma No. 2 for Earthquakes in Recent Years, Analysis Shows

Oklahoma is four years into a “swarm” of unusual earthquakes, and is now the second most seismically active state in […]

“Federal Regulators Open for Comment on Social Cost of Carbon Estimates”

The “social cost” of carbon is an attempt to quantify the cost of changes in farm production, human health, property […]

OKC Steps Up Water Conservation Effort, Levying Fines and Giving Skeptics Hope

One of the biggest complaints StateImpact has heard from residents in Canton and southeast Oklahoma: Oklahoma City should conserve the […]

“Study: Taller Wind Turbines Kill More Birds”

Bird kills due to collisions with wind turbines are on the rise, and taller turbines seem to increase mortality rates, […]

State Water Regulator Stands By Aquifer Limits Amid Landowner Pushback

As StateImpact reported in October, determining the maximum annual yield (MAY) of Arbuckle-Simpson water use was a decade-long process. Powered […]

Resistance to Coal Mine Regulations Could Cost Oklahoma Some of Its Sovereignty

From health insurance exchanges to power plant emissions, the Obama Administration just can’t seem to get Oklahoma to play ball. […]

To Get Data on Disposal Well Earthquakes, State Might Create One

While there is a growing amount of scientific research that links central-Oklahoma’s earthquake swarm to wells the oil and gas […]

Five Things Oklahomans Need to Know About Earthquake Insurance

Seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey recently warned that the ongoing earthquake swarm in central-Oklahoma is likely to continue, could […]

“Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt Criticizes EPA at Congressional Hearing”

Pruitt testified that the EPA, which he’s currently suing over regional haze, is usurping states’ authority and pushing an “anti-fossil […]

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