Funds sought for study of Tar Creek site
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Oklahoma Congressman Brad Carson (D-Oklahoma) is seeking federal funds for a study of the Tar Creek Superfund site.

The site, in northeastern Oklahoma, contains 70 million tons of mine waste. Most of the land is owned by Quapaw tribal members.

Carson says the $2.5 million study, to be performed by the University of Oklahoma, is one step in helping to relocate willing landowners.

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Carson seeks funds for OU study of Tar Creek (AP 5/14)

Relevant Links:
Tar Creek Information Site -
Tar Creek, State of Oklahoma -
Tar Creek Site, EPA -

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