Oklahoma City, OK – Cleanup of oil leak in Okla. river near completion
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spokesman says the cleanup of oil that leaked into a river near Lake Arcadia is nearing completion.
Joe Hubbard with the EPA says the cleanup of the Deep Fork River in northeast Oklahoma City could be finished Friday. Hubbard says between 30 and 45 barrels of crude oil are being recovered from the site.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House interim studies announced
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma House Speaker Chris Benge has approved 68 interim studies to be conducted prior to the start of the 2011 Legislature in February.
The studies announced Thursday include child welfare services, agency consolidation, math education in Oklahoma schools, tax credits and incentives and a review of recent government modernization efforts.
Oklahoma City, OK – Got Car Insurance? If you don't your car could soon be impounded. Governor Henry has signed legislation allowing law enforcement to impound cars without insurance. The bill is from Bartlesville lawmaker Steve Martin.
Martin says an estimated 28-percent of cars on Oklahoma roads are without insurance. The law goes into effect November first.