Stories tagged: mine waste
Fri., April 15, 2011
EPA scaling back basin plan
A controversial plan to install a plastic liner along 10 miles of the Coeur d’Alene River’s south fork probably will be scrapped. By lining the stream, the U.S. Environmental Protection …
Tue., Feb. 15, 2011, 9 a.m.
Mining firm pays $6.8 million for N. Idaho pollution
A big mining company whose activities polluted North Idaho’s Silver Valley must pay federal, state and tribal governments nearly $6.8 million in a settlement over natural resource damages.
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011
Zanetti Brothers agrees to share of basin cleanup
One of the Silver Valley’s oldest family-run companies has reached a $200,000 settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over Superfund cleanup of historic mine waste. Zanetti Brothers Inc. will …
Tue., April 24, 2007
County urges ‘dialogue’ on repository
The Kootenai County Commission urged the state and a local highway district Monday to have better communication about a plan to dump mine waste near Cataldo, Idaho, but the county …