Oklahoma 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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Legislature votes to protect Glover River

April 28, 2022

Oklahoma’s only free-flowing natural river will forever remain that way if Gov. Kevin Stitt signs a bill passed this week by the state legislature.

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Pathogens thrive in state’s nutrient-rich waters

July 5, 2021

Knowledge, simple precautions make summer outings safer By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Like May flowers that follow April showers, bacterial blooms may follow rainy days that break up summer’s hot streaks. Heavy rain followed by high temperatures in June gave rise to blue-green algae blooms reported at Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees and at Lake…

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Fact check: Vast majority of poultry litter stays in state

March 30, 2021

House Floor comments continue to ring sour with northeast Oklahoma residents By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF A longtime Tulsa biology teacher is giving some northeast Oklahoma legislators an “F” on the subject of Poultry Feeding Operations. She and others of the region believe the legislators should, and possibly do, know better. Misstatements about the mega-farm…

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