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.
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.Read More ›
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.Read More ›
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…Read More ›