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Governor would consider EPA Superfund request for mines if local officials get behind designation

Author: David O. Williams - September 3, 2015 - Updated: September 3, 2015

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Gov. John Hickenlooper would consider requesting that abandoned mines near Silverton be designated an EPA Superfund site and placed on the National Priority List if there’s enough local support, a spokeswoman told The Colorado Statesman this week. “The governor would certainly consider making the request [to the EPA] if there is broad local community support,” […]

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