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Stephen Greetham, attorney with the Chickasaw Nation (at right), embraces Shannon Shirley of Citizens for the Protection of the Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer, following an Oklahoma Water Resources Board meeting Wednesday in Midwest City. The OWRB issued a final order setting the maximum annual yield for the Arbuckle-Simpson at 78,404 acre feet, which limits the amount of water that can be withddrawn from the aquifer each year.