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EPA head says agency looking for Oklahoma pollution source

 


PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt says the agency is looking for the source of pollution at a contaminated creek in Osage County.

Pruitt, Oklahoma's former attorney general, visited the contaminated Bird Creek Friday to discuss the agency's efforts to determine the source of the pollution and correct it.

The Tulsa World reports (http://bit.ly/2sdKXoL ) that saltwater contamination was first reported in August 2016 when an oily sheen appeared on North Bird Creek along with dead fish and turtles a few miles from the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve....



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