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Van Stone Cleanup Options: Public input invited on draft Feasibility Study

DRAFT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT Comment on this draft
Publication number Date Published
17-09-024May 2017
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Author(s) Erika Bronson
Description Ecology seeks your input on the draft Feasibility Study (FS) for the Van Stone Mine site. The FS summarizes past investigations of mining-related contamination and emergency cleanup actions already completed. Then cleanup options are evaluated.

The Van Stone Mine operated on and off from 1938 to 1993 as an underground mine and then as an open-pit lead and zinc mine with a flotation mill. Specific contaminants vary by area, but in general, soil is contaminated with antimony, arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury, and zinc. Surface water discharging into Onion Creek tributaries from tailings piles also have levels of contaminants requiring cleanup.
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Keywords cleanup options, mine tailings, Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA), feasibility study, soil, toxics, metals, groundwater, contamination
WEB PAGE Van Stone Mine cleanup site information
CLEANUP SITE Cleanup Site ID: 461

FACILITY SITE Facility Site ID: 1554858


Van Stone MIne Site

Van Stone Mine Site