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Budget Crisis Could Hinder State’s Ability to Manage Floods and Protect Streams

Oil and gas are endangering the state’s streams, soil, and wetlands. Not by polluting them — that’s a different argument — but because plummeting oil prices have blown a billion dollar hole in Oklahoma’s budget.

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Fallin Taps Emergency Fund and Feds To Fix Oklahoma’s Flood-Damaged Dams

Governor Mary Fallin on Tuesday announced $1.8 million from the state emergency fund — which will qualify Oklahoma for even more in federal money — to fix 65 dams.

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Record Flood Caps Year of El Niño-Driven Damage To Illinois River Tourist Areas

Flooding December 26-28 caps off a year that saw the Illinois River damaged by extreme rainfall time after time.

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Water Redistribution and Wild New Ideas Dominate Legislative Study Discussion

Cox, a Republican from Grove, envisions a much more grandiose, and some would say outlandish idea to solve Oklahoma’s water problems for good.

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Oklahoma’s Economically Vital Seaport Still Struggling After Rains Scuttle Shipping

The nation’s most inland seaport shut down because of record spring rains and is still struggling to rebound.

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