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FYI – Oil and gas drilling facts

There were many things presented about the current oil and gas drilling activity in the area during Newcastle’s city council meeting. Many things were presented and debated about the oil and gas industry. For those who may be confused or uninformed about the oil and gas drilling industry, here are a few facts and things…

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Drilling activity upsets many Tri-City residents

By Clarence B. Wright Publisher Lately,  the landscape of Newcastle has experienced a change in scenery. Over the past several months, the addition of many drilling wells is responsible for that change. Depending on who you ask, the recent influx of drilling sites in Newcastle has certainly brought about a divide in opinion over the…

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Governor Mary Fallin Signs Emergency Rules for Medical Marijuana

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today issued this statement after signing emergency rules adopted by the Oklahoma State Board of Health, which establish a framework for patients, physicians, caretakers, and business owners interested in medical marijuana: “These rules are the best place to start in developing a proper regulatory framework for medical marijuana, with…

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Cleveland Requests Interim Study on Oil and Gas Wells in City Limits

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Bobby Cleveland today released information about an interim study he has requested to examine municipal and state guidelines concerning oil and gas production within municipal boundaries. Cleveland said the issue has become a great concern to the city of Newcastle in his House district, and he knows other municipalities across…

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