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Head of EPA urged to visit Okla. site
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating on Monday asked Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christie Whitman to visit the Tar Creek Superfund site in his state.

Tar Creek is considered the highest priority Superfund site in the nation. A significant portion of the land is owned by members of the Quapaw Tribe.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is one of several federal agencies aiding in the $250 million cleanup of Tar Creek.

Get the Story:
Keating urges Whitman visit to Tar Creek Superfund site (The Daily Oklahoman 9/11)

Relevant Links:
Tar Creek Site - http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/rodsites/0601269.htm
Superfund, EPA - http://www.epa.gov/superfund

Related Stories:
BIA aiding cleanup of Okla. site (9/7)
End of mine waste moratorium praised (8/30)
Sale of mine waste cleared for Okla. Tribe (8/22)

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