Fallin Gave Southeast Oklahoma a Seat on Water Board, But Skips Deadline to Fill It
Southeast Oklahoma has many of the state’s largest lakes and rivers and most of the state’s water, but no one from the area serves on the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, the state’s water regulator. A 2013 law requires the area to have representation. But, so far, that hasn’t happened.
Drought Gone But Not Forgotten At Annual Oklahoma Governor’s Water Conference
It was just a few months ago when lakes across western Oklahoma were drying up, and the prospects for relief from five years of drought were desperately poor.
Fallin Directs Officials to Discuss Alternatives for Quake-Linked Wastewater
Fallin told the crowd Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry injected 1.5 billion barrels of wastewater from fracking into the ground last year.
Gov. Rick Perry Misses Legislative Deadline in Oklahoma-Texas Border Dispute
Exactly where the border between Oklahoma and Texas lies along the Red River has never been completely clear.
New Data, Fresh Questions: Did Texas Really Need Oklahoma’s Water?
Supreme Court Sides With Oklahoma in Tarrant v. Herrmann Water Case
Gov. Fallin Signs Law Giving Oklahoma Water Regulator Regional Representation
Starting in 2014, as each member’s term expires, the governor will chose new members from each of nine regions of the state.