TAR CREEK (OTTAWA COUNTY)
OTTAWA COUNTY, OK
Superfund Site Profile
Announcements and Key Topics
Operable Unit 2 – Residential Areas
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) is cleaning up residential yards making the community a cleaner and safer place to live and play. Contaminated mine waste, commonly referred to as chat was used to build roads, parking lots, alleyways, driveways, and used as general fill material. ...
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The following summary on the mine history in Ottawa County is adapted from the Hydrogeologic Characterization Study Report – Tar Creek Superfund Site Operable Unit 4 (CH2M, 2010).
Mining History in ...
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