water resources

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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Tulsa struggles with low-water dam operations puzzle

November 18, 2021

Can technology of $48 million Zink Dam satisfy broad river interests? By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Conservation conflicts around low-water dams nationwide are on display in Tulsa, where a new $48 million dollar replacement for the 40-year-old defunct Zink Dam promised “better.” Community members are at odds over what, exactly, that means. Thousands of communities…

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Federation lauds provisions in year-end bill

December 23, 2020

Federation lauds year-end bill’s bipartisan wins for water, wildlife, resilience National Wildlife FederationMike Saccone WASHINGTON, D.C. — The year-end legislation to fund critical government services includes crucial wins for water, wildlife, and resilience — including provisions in the Water Resources Development Act which the National Wildlife Federation championed — and should be promptly signed into law. “We’re proud to…

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