Arbuckle AggregatesInformal hearing ordered. Any person or entity who objected to the application will have opportunity to raise questions and/or present evidence and/or statements concerning the criteria for permit approval or denial. Mark your calendars and attend: Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Student Services Seminar Rm #SS213, Murray State College, One Murray Campus, Tishomingo, OK. 10:00 am.Related story.
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TXI has applied for a permit from Oklahoma Department of Mines (ODM) to expand its already sprawling surface mining operation to include 900 additional acres. CPASA is protesting the application because it believes that TXI's use of mining pit water without a site-specific water management and conservation plan mandated by Oklahoma's law (SB597) constitutes waste.
Pit Water Rules for SB597 have been approved by the Legislature and signed by the Governor. These rules control pit water in mines atop sole source aquifers. Summary of Management Plans
Blue River Oka' Yanahli is The Nature Conservancy's first new preserve in nine years and its first restoration project of this scale in the state. Read more here.
Annual Membership Meeting CPASA's Annual Membership Meeting was held October 30, 2012 in Pennington Park in Tishomingo. Jona Tucker, The Nature Conservancy Director of Pontotoc Ridge Preserve and Oka' Yanahli Preserve, shown here on the right, was awarded the CPASA OKA Award for 2012.
The United State of Oklahoma In depth look at the unique
history of the Chickasaw and Choctaw nations and the events shaping our water future. See other videos at