Environmental Protection Agency inches closer to meeting Silverton demands

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Environmental Protection Agency inches closer to meeting Silverton demands

Letter sent Friday proposes Superfund, vows community involvement
Five retention ponds are now being used below Gold King Mine to collect sediment before water enters Cement Creek. On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency sent a letter to Silverton officials clarifying its position on setting up a Superfund site for mines near Silverton that are discharging heavy-metal tainted wastewater into the Animas River.

Environmental Protection Agency inches closer to meeting Silverton demands

Five retention ponds are now being used below Gold King Mine to collect sediment before water enters Cement Creek. On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency sent a letter to Silverton officials clarifying its position on setting up a Superfund site for mines near Silverton that are discharging heavy-metal tainted wastewater into the Animas River.
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