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By KELLY BOSTIAN
Tulsa World 

Tar Creek Superfund Site work continues

 

December 29, 2017



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — On a cloudy, misty day the view from the top of the Fisher Chat Pile, which towers some 150 to 200 feet above the ghost town of Picher, offers a scope and feel that fits the seemingly never-ending 40-square-mile cleanup project area that is the Tar Creek Superfund Site.

Dozens more of the gray mountains like Fisher — the largest have nicknames, others have designators like CP-007 — are randomly scattered from Picher toward the town of Commerce, north across the Kansas border and east toward Missouri.

They are ghostly monuments made of gray chat — pea-sized flakes...



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