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‘Something that can’t be replaced’: What a turnpike project could mean for Oklahoma wildlife
Episode 24118th August 2022 • StateImpact Oklahoma • OPMX
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The ACCESS Oklahoma Turnpike project from the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority is a 15-year, $5 billion project to build several turnpike routes in central, southern and northeastern Oklahoma. Residents in the paths of these turnpike extensions who regularly see deer grazing in their yards and eagles soaring overhead are wondering, what’s going to happen to all the wildlife and the facility that takes care of them? And how far does the law go to protect them?