Oklahoma

Tomorrow's Water Today
5:00 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Environmental, funding concerns stifled Red River project

Striped bass, which like their water just a tiny bit salty, are big fishing in Lake Texoma. Studies in Texas and Oklahoma found that the fish could endure reduced chloride levels in the Red River.
NPR

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers efforts to control high salt levels in the Red River were successful at first. But the project was put on hold while studies weighed the impact of salinity reduction on striped bass populations. Then, federal funding for the project slowed to a trickle before drying up entirely.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
1:17 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

One injured in Okla. pipeline protest

Protestors disrputed the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline near Seminole, Okla., on Monday.
provided photograph gptarsandsresistance.org

Eight people locked themselves to construction equipment and a work trailer Monday to delay construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Oklahoma.

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Irving Hotel has Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
5:00 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Boiler Failure Causes Poisoning

According to Irving fire officials, five members of an Oklahoma family were sickened from carbon monoxide while they stayed at a Dallas-area hotel.

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