The federal government is once again considering whether to use the Endangered Species Act to protect the Lesser Prairie Chicken, a finicky bird struggling to thrive in increasingly fragile western grasslands.
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The Oklahoma Oil & Gas Association seeks an injunction and a ruling that counties lack authority over oil-field wastewater.
Federal agency is also examining safety equipment and crew training, communication and experience.
After Texas rejection, utility pulls the plug on nation’s largest wind farm under construction in Oklahoma
The 100th Meridian passes through Oklahoma and splits the continent in two. An explorer and geologist in the late-1800s suggested this map line marked the start of the arid American West. Scientists now say he was right — and that climate change is moving it, which could have profound effects on farmers and ranchers.