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After Years Of Delay, DEQ Submits Lake Thunderbird Pollution Study

sasha55068 / Lake Thunderbird is Norman's main source of drinking water, and classified as 'impaired' by the EPA. Lake […]

Oklahoma’s Water Future Depends On Cheap, State-Backed Loans

How important are the Oklahoma Water Resources Board’s financing programs for local water projects across the state? Since 1985, close […]

Policy Response to Manmade Quakes Must Bridge Gap Between ‘Likely and Certainly’

Oklahoma’s November 2011 earthquake was “likely triggered” by drilling fluid injection in nearby disposal wells, according to research by University […]

“As Disposal Wells Age, The Risk of Stronger Quakes Grows”

The findings have “clear policy implications,” but the scientists were hesitant to suggest what regulators might do to address the […]

“Alliance Regaining Coal Customers As U.S. Gas Prices Rise”

Brian Cantrell, with Tulsa-based Alliance Resource Partners, says if natural gas prices continue to go up, coal will become more […]

How Oklahoma’s Credit Rating Affects Your Tap Water

Logan Layden / StateImpact Oklahoma New construction surrounds the rusting remnants of Broken Arrow's old water treatment plant. Building new […]

Federal Geologists: Oklahoma Earthquake ‘Induced’ by Disposal Wells Used in Drilling

Recent earthquakes in Oklahoma, Colorado and New Mexico are tied to wells drilling companies use to dispose of wastewater, federal […]

The Cost of Oklahoma’s Drought: $2 Billion in Two Years

Al Jazeera English / Flickr Researchers at Oklahoma State University have been analyzing the ongoing drought and estimating the state’s […]

“Owens-Brockway Glass Plant in Muskogee to Get Emissions Upgrade”

The glass manufacturing company, headquartered in Ohio, will install pollution control equipment and pay close to $1.5 million in fines […]

Oklahoma Governments Pay $2.19 Billion a Year to Incentivize Private Companies

Oklahoma spends at least $2.19 billion a year on economic incentive programs for private companies, according to a state-by-state analysis […]

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