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Bearkamp Orphan Well Plug

Site Contact:
Lori Muller
On-Scene Coordinator


Site Location:
5303 Gault Road
Ellsworth, OH 44406

In October 2011, the ODNR, Division of Mineral Resources Management requested assistance with the evaluation of and potential funding for plugging a leaking orphan oil well discharging crude oil to Meander Creek. The orphan well is located within three feet of the bank of the creek and in the near floodplain. Meander Creek flows into the Meander Creek Reservoir.

For additional information, visit the Pollution/Situation Report (Pol/Sitreps) section.