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Millions of Oklahomans Exposed to Smoke from Wildfires in Other States, Study Shows

Wildfires are a well-known hazard in Oklahoma. In 2012 alone, summer fire storms destroyed more than 600 homes and 114,000 […]

“A Keystone Pipeline That’s Ready to Roll”

The Oklahoma-to-Texas portion of the Keystone Gulf pipeline should be complete by the end of October, and in operation by […]

Texas’ Application for Oklahoma Water Still Active Despite Supreme Court Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court in June sided with Oklahoma, ruling the interstate Red River water compact did not entitle Texas […]

After Decade of Consideration, State Caps Withdrawals from Oklahoma’s Most Sensitive Aquifer

Supporters let out a big cheer Wednesday after the Oklahoma Water Resources Board voted. Powered by WPeMatico

Waurika Lake Water Levels at Record Lows, Even After Recent Rainfall

A healthy rain last week couldn’t keep the lake from setting record low water levels. Powered by WPeMatico

As Oklahoma’s Earthquakes Continue, Researchers Study Unnatural Tremors for Links to Disposal Wells

Central Oklahoma is still experiencing a “significant rise” in magnitude 3.0 or greater earthquakes, and federal and state seismologists are […]

StateImpact on OETA: Wind Farms and Weather Radar

StateImpact reporter Joe Wertz was a guest on OETA’s Oklahoma News Report last week to discuss his report on how […]

Oklahoma Regulator: The Federal Government is ‘Coming After Natural Gas’

Supporters of the oil and gas industry ‘blasted’ environmental regulations and a campaign against fossil fuels at an Oct. 17 […]

Why the Greenhouse Gas Argument SCOTUS Will Hear Matters to Oklahoma

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to review six petitions relating to the federal government’s regulation of greenhouse gasses. […]

Why the Growth of Wind Energy Worries Weather Forecasters in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is now No. 6 in the nation in wind-generated electricity capacity, and last week the state helped set a […]

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