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USGS Says Earthquake Increase is Not From Natural Causes

Oklahoma has been seeing a sharp increase in earthquake activity. In 2014, Oklahoma beat out California, for the most earthquakes of magnitude 3 or greater, with 562 quakes compared to 180 in California. This increase has Oklahoman’s wanting answers on the cause. In September of last year, Gov. Fallin created a seismic activity council to do […]

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The Green State of Oklahoma – 2015

2015 is a new year that brings with it continued challenges for Oklahoma’s environmental issues. Let’s see how Oklahoma fared throughout 2014 on green issues facing the state*. Waste & Recycling According to the 2014 American Litter Scorecard, Oklahoma was ranked 40 out of 50, or one of worst and dirtiest states.  The scorecard is […]

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Oklahoma Earthquakes

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles State After Injection Well Shutdown

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake was reported near Cherokee at 9:08 a.m. on Thursday. This comes after the Oklahoma Corporation Commission directed SandRidge Energy to shut down an injection well in Alfalfa County on Tuesday. The well was shut down due to a magnitude 4.1 earthquake recorded in the area on Friday. It’s the second active wastewater […]

Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Pipeline Fails to Pass U.S. Senate

The controversial pipeline failed to pass the Senate on Tuesday, by one vote. The vote comes after the House voted to approve the bill last week. The southern route for the pipeline, which goes from Cushing, Oklahoma to the U.S. Gulf Coast, has already been built and is flowing. TransCanada, the pipeline’s owner, is waiting […]

7 Great Thanksgiving Recipes

7 Great Thanksgiving Recipes

    Thanksgiving is almost here. Still not sure what to make? Check out all of these great recipes. Perfect Roast Turkey Cranberry Sauce Spelt Rolls Grain-Free “Cornbread” and Sausage Stuffing Mashed Sweet Potatoes Spicy Sausage Pumpkin Soup Pumpkin Pie Tarts Bonus- More Real Food Thanksgiving Recipes, including mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, pumpkin bread, […]