Stories tagged: Superfund cleanup
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Superfund cleanups not affected by EPA freeze on new contracts, officials say
From nuclear waste on the Hanford Reservation to toxic mining pollution in the Coeur d’Alene River Basin, the federal government is in charge of multiple cleanups of highly polluted sites …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2012, 11:12 a.m.
Feds outline Silver Valley cleanup in N. Idaho
COEUR D’ALENE — The federal government has released its implementation plan for the first 10 years of a massive cleanup of a century’s worth of mining pollution in Idaho’s Silver …
Thu., Aug. 5, 2010
Cleanup plan for CdA Basin shifts focus from soil to water
As water percolates through old mine workings in the headwaters of the Coeur d’Alene River, it picks up lead, arsenic, zinc and other heavy metals. The metals stunt fish populations …
Fri., Dec. 11, 2009
Coeur d’Alene Basin mine waste deal huge
Cleanup of mine waste in the Coeur d’Alene Basin got a $583 million shot in the arm Thursday, when Asarco Inc. agreed to settle environmental claims at 80 toxic sites …