The Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center (RSKERC) in Ada, Oklahoma, is EPA’s center of expertise for groundwater remediation and ecosystem restoration research. RSKERC provides critical research in response to EPA office, partner, and stakeholder needs. This research is led by the Groundwater Characterization & Remediation Division (GCRD), part of EPA's Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response. GCRD directly supports three of EPA’s six National Research Programs that provide the scientific foundation needed to protect public health and the environment:
- Sustainable and Healthy Communities
- Safe and Sustainable Water Resources
- Chemical Safety for Sustainability
RKSERC contains state-of-the-science laboratories, analytical equipment, instrumentation, and field equipment used to study the transport and transformation of contaminants in soil, groundwater, and surface water.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Science in Action: Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center, Ada, Oklahoma (PDF)(2 pp, 357 K, July 2016)