Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: slag


  • MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012

    Judge bars Teck ‘divisibility’ bid

    The Colville Tribes and the state of Washington won a victory in a pretrial phase of a lawsuit against Teck Resources for dumping millions of tons of smelter slag into …


  • SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2009

    Smelter funding beach cleanup

    A Canadian smelter has agreed to clean up a beach near Northport, Wash., that’s become a symbol for a century’s worth of pollution dumped into the Columbia River. Black Sand …


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2009

    Questions, answers about slag

    What is slag? A byproduct of the smelting process, which extracts metals from ore. Molten slag is mixed with water, producing a black, glassy, sand-like material.


Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(509) 747-4422
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile