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

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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