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Oklahoma’s Building Codes Don’t Factor for Tornadoes

The “Oklahoma Standard” is a phrase that describes how this state responds in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, like […]

Leak in Aging Water Pipeline Forces Broken Arrow to Close Restaurants

The news can’t come as a complete surprise to Broken Arrow officials, like Engineering Director Kenny Schwab. He emphasized the […]

The Federal Cost of Clean Drinking Water in Oklahoma: $6.5 Billion

The EPA says the three most recent assessments clearly show the nation’s water infrastructure is in a “rehabilitation and replacement […]

More Bad Water News for Altus: First Drought, Now Dead Fish

The extreme drought blanketing Southwestern Oklahoma has taxed water resources in Altus and plagued farmers. Now, a toxic golden algae […]

“Ethanol Mandate Criticized in Hearing Held by Oklahoma Rep. James Lankford”

Lankford grilled the EPA on new ethanol requirements, which he worried could void warranties on cars and trucks. “Lankford, the […]

Rain Helps Conditions, But Drought Persists in Western Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s overall conditions have improved with recent rain, but western regions of the state are still suffering “extreme” and “exceptional” […]

Why It’s Hard to Put a Dollar Amount on the Moore Tornado Damage

Following a major disaster like the Moore tornado on May 20th, news reporters want answers, and they don’t want to […]

Weather Has Been ‘Dismal’ but Oklahoma’s Wheat Crop is Not Done For

Drought, hail, high winds and rain timing has hit Oklahoma’s No. 1 cash crop hard. But while the Oklahoma Grain […]

“Poll Shows Oklahoma Voters Strongly Oppose Tax Breaks for Horizontal Drilling”

Tax breaks for horizontal drilling are worth about $100 million a year, according to OKPolicy … “and this cost could […]

Gov. Fallin Signs Law Giving Oklahoma Water Regulator Regional Representation

Starting in 2014, as each member’s term expires, the governor will chose new members from each of nine regions of […]

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