Oklahoma Ecological Services Field Office
Southwest Region

Environmental Contaminants

NRDAR Documents

  • Tar Creek
    • Pre-Assessment
      • Screening Level Migratory Bird Assessment for the Tri-State Mining District (PDF, 60 KB)
      • Pre-Assessment Screen for the Tar Creek Superfund Site (PDF, 812 KB)
    • Assessment
      • Final Assessment Plan for Tar Creek, Ottawa County, Oklahoma (PDF, 1.4 MB)
    • Sampling Plans
      • SAP Evaluating injury to mussels by metals in the TSMD (PDF, 1.3 MB)
      • SAP for the 2008 Sediment Quality Evaluation of Grand Lake (PDF, 600 KB)
      • SAP for Assessing Volume of Metals in Stream and Floodplain Sediments within the Tri-State Mining District (PDF, 2.1 MB)
      • SAP for the 2009 Tri-State Transition Zone Assessment Study (PDF, 195 KB)
      • SAP for Concentrations of Heavy Metals by Six Treaty Tribes 2009/2010 (PDF, 2.1 MB)
    • Final Reports
      • Occurrence, Distribution, and Volume of Metals-Contaminated Sediment of Selected Streams Draining the Tri-State Mining District, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kansas, 2011–12 (PDF, 8 MB)
      • Advanced SLERA for TSMD 2010 (PDF, 26 MB)
      • Assessment of Heavy Metals in Sediments of the Tar Creek Superfund Site (PDF, 4 MB)
      • Assessment of Tribal Plants at Tar Creek (PDF, 900 KB)
      • Final RCDP for Grand Lake (PDF, 5.3 MB)
      • Tri State Transition Zone Assessment Study (PDF, 2.5 MB)
      • Effects of mining-derived metals on riffle-dwelling crayfish in southwestern Missouri and southeastern Kansas of the Tri-State Mining District, USA (PDF, 1.8 MB)
      • TSMD Crayfish Report, Appendix A (PDF, 100 KB)
      • Adverse health effects in Canada geese from zinc and lead TSMD (PDF, 650 KB)
      • Grand Lake Sediment Toxicity Report (Ingersoll et al.; PDF, 1.6 MB)
      • Occurrence and Trends in Bottom Sediments in Grand Lake (PDF, 1.8 MB)
      • Development and Evaluation of Sediment and Pore-Water Toxicity Thresholds to Support Sediment Quality Assessments in the Tri-State Mining District (TSMD), Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kansas, Vol. I (PDF, 1.8 MB) and Vol. II (PDF, 2 MB)
      • Ozark Cavefish Distribution Related to Mining and Water Quality in the Tri-State Mining District of Jasper and Newton Counties, Missouri (PDF, 2.8 MB)
      • Neosho Madtom Habitat Assessment (PDF, 1 MB)
    • Restoration
      •  Natural Resource Programmatic Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment (PDF, 1.3 MB)
      • Partial Restoration Plan for the Tar Creek Superfund Site (PDF, 1.4 MB)

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  • Other NRDAR
    • Amended Preassessment Screen: National Zinc Corporation Site (PDF, 855 KB)
    • Double Eagle Restoration Plan And Environmental Assessment (PDF, 866 KB)
    • Farmland Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment (FINAL: PDF, 227 KB)
    • Okmulgee Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment (FINAL: PDF, 1.2 MB)

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    NRDAR Documents

    Last updated: February 21, 2018
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