PICHER — As the final residents prepare to move out of Picher, vandals move in with little fear of police, an official said. Picher is a former mining town at the center of the Tar Creek Superfund site, a 40-square-mile area polluted by decades of lead and zinc mining.
An Army Corps of Engineering study in 2006 revealed that much of the town was sitting on deteriorating mines that could eventually collapse. Click here to read the complete article at Tulsaworld.com
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