January 20, 2007, 9am PST
<p>Residents of Picher, Oklahoma, must leave the town contaminated by lead and zinc mines. Although contaminated since the 1970s, only recent threats of cave-ins have convinced hold-outs to leave.</p>
November 9, 2006, 7am PST
Planetizen talks with city planning officials to get an insider's perspective on the planning issues facing cities. In this interview, John M.
September 10, 2006, 5am PDT
The "Channels" would create a new location in the Tulsa area for people to live, work and play. The stated goal of the project is to fully utilize the Arkansas River, Tulsa's greatest natural asset, and attract more young professionals to Tulsa.
September 8, 2006, 7am PDT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to act when pollution from one state affects a neighboring state. In the absence Of federal involvement, states have started to sue each other.
December 31, 2005, 11am PST
A non-profit affordable housing developer sets an example as one of the first to move into an impoverished neighborhood.
November 21, 2005, 11am PST
The privately-owned, "Bricktown" historic block is purchased by a local custom home builder for $10.9 million.
August 14, 2005, 7am PDT
Funds from a half billion dollar capital improvements sales-tax initiative are earmarked for downtown residential development.
August 8, 2005, 6am PDT
A new study shows that downtown Oklahoma City's 90's investments are beginning to pay off with an expected demand of at least 7,000 units within the next 10 years.
May 3, 2004, 9am PDT
Does the design of the new Oklahoma City federal building answer the question about how to balance security and openness?
December 10, 2003, 8am PST
Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune favorably considers the design of the new federal Oklahoma City building, which 'tries to enhance the lives of its occupants while upgrading security.'
December 11, 2002, 7am PST
Bethany, OK, has drawn a fat blue line around its city limits to keep its residents from unknowingly visiting businesses outside city boundaries.
September 20, 2002, 8am PDT
Tulsa "the poster child of sprawl" struggles with urban redevelopment in and around its downtown.
July 12, 2002, 4pm PDT
Over 1000 interested Tulsans gather to hear noted futurist Glen Heimstra and former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut and provide imput on the future of the Tulsa region.
June 10, 2002, 4am PDT
Amidst the ramshackle collection of lots, older buildings and art deco gems that is downtown Tulsa, sits a monument to the most recent "good old days".
April 17, 2002, 2pm PDT
Eagerly pursuing the urban market, urban developers in Tulsa, OK, battle redevelopment codes and traffic planners.
February 7, 2002, 6am PST
New urbanist infill development sprouts in Tulsa, and downtown living becomes cool.
October 16, 2001, 7am PDT
Oklahoma looks at wind power for generating electricity. Landowners could benefit from millions of dollars in royalties.
Environmental News Network
February 1, 2001, 8am PST
Realtors, along with Peter Calthorpe, comment on the current state of "smart growth" for the suburban and urban markets.
November 6, 2000, 10am PST
Opponents of measure 7 say it's a radical and deceptive scheme to dismantle Oregon's environmental and land-use legacy.