illinois river

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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Stakeholders invited to address Illinois River pollution

October 10, 2022

With phosphorous pollution levels plateaued at a rate that continues to exceed standards set for the Illinois River, stakeholders are set to meet Tuesday to discuss plans for the next 10 years.

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State’s Poultry waste data falls short

February 16, 2021

After four years of annual reports the general public no longer has access to a detailed accounting of how nearly 200,000 tons of waste produced by Oklahoma’s Poultry Feeding Operations is exported or applied on state lands, including sensitive watersheds.

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Let OWRB know your view: New phosphorus rules set for scenic rivers

January 15, 2021

By KELLY BOSTIANConservation Coalition of Oklahoma Foundation Oklahomans have one month to let the Oklahoma Water Resources Board know what they think of proposed new criteria to monitor phosphorus pollution in three scenic rivers. Comments on the future for the protected Flint Creek, Barren Fork Creek and the Upper Illinois River are due by February…

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