The Environmental Protection Agency has pledged to add $5 million to the hundreds of millions already allocated to cleaning up toxic mining waste in Oklahoma. The money is being awarded to the Quapaw Tribe in the form of a grant, and it will be used to clean up tribal lands within the Tar Creek Superfund site. The pledge was announced by the federal agency in a May 18 press release.
Being accused of any crime is a frightening experience. Of course, some crimes are far more serious than others are, and they carry extremely harsh penalties. This can include federal offenses and serious felonies.
Your day may have begun innocently, or you may have set out to make a point. Whatever your intentions, police arrested you for disorderly conduct. Many states also refer to this as disturbing the peace.
Sharing custody of your child with someone else is a years-long process. Unlike other family law issues like divorce or property division, you don't just make a decision and then go your separate ways when you share a child. Parents will continue to be in each other's lives as long as they are in their children's lives.