The current plan would keep land tracts near clean-up mines out of the Superfund site, which is important to private land owners.
- Town leaders had hoped to vote on the application this Thursday.Read more
- Silverton town leaders resisted Superfund designation in the past. Some feared that it would discourage tourism and investment in the area.Read more
- Environmental authorities are scrambling to assess damage from the leak, caused when a plug blew at the Gold King Mine near Silverton.Read more
- A number of boulders broke the rail, which will have to be replaced, and the rail bed repaired.Read more