StateImpact

NPR Story
12:56 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Water Board Member Also President of Group That's Suing Water Board

Tom Buchanan (far left) and the rest of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board listening to a presenter at a meeting in October.

Originally published on Tue March 25, 2014 2:31 pm

Tom Buchanan (far left) and the rest of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board listening to a presenter at a meeting in October.
Read more
NPR Story
12:55 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Bill to Allow New Tax On Limestone and Sand Mines Dead Until Next Year

Originally published on Tue March 25, 2014 2:01 pm

State Rep. Charles McCall, R-Atoka

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

State Rep. Charles McCall, R-Atoka

Read more
NPR Story
3:58 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Federal Flood Insurance Fix Still Means Higher Premiums For Some Oklahomans

DCF 1.0

robposse / Flickr

Read more
NPR Story
12:21 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

OKC Residents Living Off the Water Grid Owe Millions In Past Due Trash Bills

TrashPic3

oatsy40 / Flickr

Read more
NPR Story
1:05 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Western Oklahoma Gets Some Drought Relief In the Form of State Grant Money

Lake Tom Steed in 2010

Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 2:16 pm

Lake Tom Steed in 2010

K. Latham / Flickr

Lake Tom Steed during better days in 2010.

Read more
NPR Story
8:19 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Worsening Drought Exposes Host of Other Problems for Lake Texoma Residents

Texoma area residents ask questions during a community meeting at Kingston High School March 15.

Originally published on Thu March 20, 2014 11:05 am

Lisa Davis (right) with the advocacy group Save Lake Texoma near the Rooster Creek Bridge at Lake Texoma State Park.

Read more
NPR Story
12:11 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Oklahoma Chemical Company Settles With EPA and DEQ, Agrees to Pay Fines and Reduce Emissions

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 1:41 pm

LSB Industries has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, which had accused the Oklahoma City-based chemical company of violating the federal Clean Air Act.

Read more
NPR Story
11:04 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Oklahoma AG and Energy Group Sue U.S. Government Over Endangered Species Settlements

The Lesser Prairie Chicken

Originally published on Tue March 18, 2014 11:15 am

The Lesser Prairie Chicken

Larry1732 / Flickr

The Lesser Prairie Chicken

Read more
NPR Story
3:51 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Federal Government Shutdown Cut Visitation at Oklahoma Park Sites By Half

Dick Duhn, owner of Arbuckle RV Resort, said business was down more than 50 percent during the government shutdown.
Dick Duhn, owner of Arbuckle RV Resort, said business was down more than 50 percent during the government shutdown.

Read more
NPR Story
10:10 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Duncan Residents Say Halliburton Hasn't Done Enough to Clean Pollution from Plant

Halliburton Co. has spent more than $25 million responding to pollution found at its old plant in Duncan, where the company had Cold War-era defense contracts to clean fuel from spent missile casings, The Oklahoman’s Brianna Bailey reports.

Read more

Pages