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The arid American West marches east, changing climate and agriculture

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.

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Scott Pruitt Out At EPA

After months of ethics scandals and investigations, the embattled Environmental Protection Agency head has resigned, the president said Thursday.

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Oklahoma becomes first state to get EPA approval to manage coal ash

Environmental groups plan to challenge the decision in court.

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Researchers may have found deep, previously unmapped faults that could be a source of Oklahoma’s earthquake uptick

Scientists have linked thousands of earthquakes to oil-field disposal wells, but new research helps explain why much of the shaking doesn’t line up with maps of known faults.

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