Superfund label stokes Silverton’s curiosity

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Superfund label stokes Silverton’s curiosity

Paying for cleanup would be aided by designation
Residents in Silverton are balancing the federal funding that would be available through federal Superfund designation to clean toxic water pollution from old mines with the economic hit the community would take from being branded a Superfund site. This contaminated spring, creating a toxic bank along Cement Creek north of town, is an example of the issues faced in the region.

Superfund label stokes Silverton’s curiosity

Residents in Silverton are balancing the federal funding that would be available through federal Superfund designation to clean toxic water pollution from old mines with the economic hit the community would take from being branded a Superfund site. This contaminated spring, creating a toxic bank along Cement Creek north of town, is an example of the issues faced in the region.
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