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Federal grants shore up water research (access required)

By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Federal grants are shoring up research projects that examine creative ways to reuse water. Ada, Bartlesville, and the Oklahoma Water Resources Board received a total of $436,193 to pay for three ...

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Pruitt: Back to basics at EPA (access required)

By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Billions of dollars in upgrades are needed to keep the state’s drinking water supply safe for Oklahoma residents. Rural communities across the nation have critical needs to improve infrastructure, said Scott ...

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Water advocates claim aquifers at risk (access required)

By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – A national advocacy group raised concerns about whether Oklahoma’s aquifers are adequately protected from oil and gas wastewater disposal wells. Clean Water Action released a report Tuesday that found 18 disposal wells ...

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Ag department goes hog wild for traps (access required)

By Brian Brus The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The state Department of Agriculture found a way to reduce feral swine without a corresponding budget increase. At the end of March, during a demonstration at the multi-agency Campaign for Conservation ...

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