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Development continues at Oklahoma Superfund site


December 24, 2017

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — As the Environmental Protection Agency considers whether a site contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals is one of the nation's worst, development continues unabated behind it and a large land sale has occurred across the street.

The stark contrast between contamination and nearby construction has jolted nearby residents and concerned citizens, prompting inquiries to city offices. Midwest City has largely deferred to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, which has frustrated at least one city councilman, The Oklahoman reported.

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