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Quapaw Tribe goes to bat for Trump's embattled environmental official
Environment | National | Politics
Quapaw Tribe goes to bat for Trump's embattled environmental official (April 9, 2018)
With his job in jeopardy, the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency can count on at least one defender in Indian Country.

Mark Maxey: A fight for indigenous rights and environmental rights
Environment | National
Mark Maxey: A fight for indigenous rights and environmental rights (February 19, 2018)
Tar Creek is a United States Superfund site where years of lead and zinc mining produced uninhabitable conditions.

Quapaw Tribe secures EPA grant for cleanup of contaminated lands
Environment | National
Quapaw Tribe secures EPA grant for cleanup of contaminated lands (May 19, 2017)
Tribal territory in the northeastern part of Oklahoma bears the unfortunate distinction of being known as the worst Superfund site in the United States.

Native Sun News: Quapaw Tribe cleans up worst Superfund site
Environment | National
Native Sun News: Quapaw Tribe cleans up worst Superfund site (October 30, 2015)
Baseball legend Mickey Mantle’s hometown became part of the world’s first Superfund site after abandoned lead mines polluted nearby Tar Creek and ruined many people’s homes in Ottawa County.

BIA took large administrative fee for Quapaw land consolidation
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Law | Trust
BIA took large administrative fee for Quapaw land consolidation (August 5, 2011)
In 2003, Congress earmarked $1 million to help the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma consolidate its land base, which sits on the largest Superfund site in the U.S. Consolidation has helped...

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