DEQ Invites the Public to Attend Meeting at Former Kerr-McGee Refinery Site in Cushing

For Immediate Release:  January 16, 2020

Contact: Erin Hatfield, (405) 702-7119

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) invites the public to attend a meeting to be held on January 23 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm to discuss the proposed plan for addressing contaminated ground water at the former Kerr-McGee refinery site. The meeting will be held at Cushing City Hall, 100 Judy Adams Boulevard.

Greenfield Environmental Multistate Trust LLC is the current owner of the former refinery and responsible for performing environmental actions as approved by DEQ. The Multistate Trust proposed the current remedy and will be implementing the cleanup actions chosen by DEQ.

DEQ encourages public comment on the proposed plan.  The comment period is open from January 16 through February 16.  Public comments may be presented at the public meeting or submitted to Todd Downham at the Department of Environmental Quality, 707 North Robinson Ave., P. O. Box 1677, Oklahoma City, OK 73101-1677, or via email to Todd.Downham@deq.ok.gov.

The proposed plan and feasibility study report, along with additional site documents, are available for review at the Cushing Public Library, located at 215 North Steele Avenue, or at the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, 707 North Robinson in Oklahoma City. You may also request those documents by email at: centralrecords@deq.ok.gov, or they can be viewed online at: https://go.usa.gov/xpS2m.

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