Idaho

June 24, 2016 12:31 PM

Cleanup of North Idaho mining area to begin this summer

The toxic legacy of century-old Silver Valley mines persists at Sunset-Star and other sites

An unusual trust set up during Asarco’s bankruptcy deal is a cleanup jackpot

The work at Sunset-Star will remove tailings and waste rock

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