A prominent group of Tulsa philanthropists has announced the "Channels" project that would total nearly 800 million in investments. Funding from the philanthropists would total 100 million as a gift with the balance to be raised via public funding. The Channels proposal consists of 3 manmade islands totaling 40 acres surrounded by a manmade lake that would extend nearly 12 miles up the Arkansas River. The dam creating the lake would provide hydro-electric power. Actual development on the islands would be environmentally friendly and based on the principles of sustainable development.
Thanks to Brent Isaacs