Oklahoma Conservation News

Hay fever: It’s the price we pay for happy wildlife

September 10, 2022

The peak of hay fever season is upon us and if that has your sinuses aching for knowledge and your eyes just itching to see something, anything, good about ragweed, look no further.

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Judge rejects poultry farm water permits

September 3, 2022

District Judge Barry Denney heard the two cases against the Water Board. In both, he ruled to nullify water-use permits issued to large poultry farms.

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EPA conference highlights Oklahoma Brownfields successes, funding influx

August 19, 2022

With an influx of cash the EPA’s Brownfields programs will grab more attention in months and years to come.

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Wildlife Commission seat passes from father to son

August 4, 2022

For the first time, a position on the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission was occupied Monday by a child of the previous commissioner.

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Clean-water advocates worry as DEQ adopts new duties

July 27, 2022

DEQ takes on new rulemaking powers with funding yet to be approved By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF The state’s most recognized non-profit water quality advocate painted a dire picture for Oklahoma’s scenic rivers Tuesday as the state’s Department of Environmental Quality entered an emergency rulemaking process that revealed it is in an awkward period. Save…

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