clean water

Oklahoma and poultry industry face ‘high stakes’ negotiations

January 29, 2023

Longtime observers say the State of Oklahoma and the poultry industry face a high hurdle and high stakes as they tackle decades-long pollution issues involving the scenic Illinois River and Lake Tenkiller.

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Oklahoma refocuses on invasive cedars

January 13, 2023

Two decades after a governor’s task force warned the spread of invasive trees would mean millions in economic losses the damage is ongoing, but things could swing in 2023

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‘Fishy’ curriculum migrates to more schools

November 8, 2022

Trout in The Classroom provides lessons from elementary school art to advanced marine biology By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Nature is unpredictable and far from perfect, especially where people are involved. If Oklahoma students have pulled anything from Trout in The Classroom projects over the past eleven years that is at least part of the…

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Senate committee tackles in-stream flow issue

October 18, 2022

Sen. David Bullard is taking the issue back to the drawing board to simply define the term in-stream flow.

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Planning group airs Illinois River water worries

October 12, 2022

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.—Millions of chickens and poultry litter have long been the focus of Oklahomans concerned about Illinois River water quality, but it faces another growing threat.
Millions of people.

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