Oklahoma auditor seeks release of Tar Creek audit
January 19, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's auditor is requesting that a court order him to release a 2011 audit concerning alleged unlawful contracting in the cleanup of the Environmental Protection Agency's heavily polluted Tar Creek Superfund site.
Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones conducted the audit into unlawful contracting practices of the Lead-Impacted Communities Relocation Trust at the request of then Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, the Tulsa World reported. The trust was formed to oversee the voluntary buyout of homes at the site in Picher and Cardin in the northeaste...