A legacy that won't die


A legacy that won't die

Mining in Silverton a long tradition that some want to return
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For more coverage on mining in the Four Corners, visit DurangoHerald.com/mining

In this three-part series

TODAY: How serious the problem is and why it's been so difficult to fix. Also, why Silverton has resisted federal money and the Superfund label that would come with it.
Monday: Possible solutions and who might pay. Also, successes in cleaning up mines in the Mineral Creek drainage.
Tuesday: Silverton's mining history lures tourists. Faced with a difficult environmental challenge, residents talk about bringing the industry back after a 22-year absence.

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