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Bunker Hill Superfund Project

Bunker Hill Superfund Project

a brief overview.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 in Seattle, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollution -- Idaho -- Kellog.,
  • Lead -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region X.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17780924M

    “Another example is the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex in Idaho and Washington state that polluted the air and soil with heavy metals such as lead. The EPA put Bunker Hill on its original list of Superfund sites in , but it too remains an open case.” The builders of the pyramids worked faster than this. The Wright Stuff?   For more than years, the Coeur d’ Alene River Basin has been known as "The Silver Valley" for being one of the most productive silver, lead, and zinc mining areas in the United States. Over time, high levels of metals (including lead, arsenic, cadmium, and zinc) were discovered in the local environment and elevated blood lead levels were found in children in communities near the.

      I.v.L., S.S., and C.B. are employees of TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering, Inc., which is a consultant to the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, and held two contracts at the time of this project for scientific and engineering support services for the Bunker Hill Superfund by:   “Take the West Lake Landfill Superfund site in Bridgeton, Missouri, which was used for quarrying in the s and later as a landfill. In , 8, tons of leached barium sulfate from the Manhattan Project was dumped there, along with soil and waste. The EPA listed the acre facility as a Superfund site in .

    the bunker hill superfund site; application of regulations. These rules shall apply to the Bunker Hill Superfund Site in Shoshone County, Idaho, more particularly as shown on the Bunker Hill Superfund Site Allocation Map identified as Appendix 1 to these rules.   “Another example is the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex in Idaho and Washington state that polluted the air and soil with heavy metals such as lead. The EPA put Bunker Hill on its original list of Superfund sites in , but it too remains an open case.” The builders of the pyramids worked faster than this. The Wright Stuff?


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Bunker Hill Superfund Project Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bunker Hill Superfund Project. Seattle, WA: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The Bunker Hill Mine and Smelting Complex ("Bunker Hill smelter"), was a large smelter located in Kellogg, Idaho, in the Coeur d'Alene built, it was the largest smelting facility in the world.

It is located in what became known as the Silver Valley of the Coeur d'Alene Basin, an area for a century that was a center of extensive silver and other metal mining and processing. Progress Continues in Idaho at Bunker Hill The Bunker Hill Superfund site spans square miles in the heart of the Silver Valley in Northern Idaho.

More than 6, people live within the site boundary in the communities of Smelterville, Kellogg, Wardner, Pinehurst, Page, Elizabeth Park, and Ross Ranch. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Kellogg Panhandle Health District (PHD) have worked many years together on the Lead Health Intervention Program.

The program teaches about lead in soils related to the Bunker Hill Superfund Site. EPA leads efforts to clean up contamination from past mining practices.

Learn more. I am astounded by landscape improvements in the Bunker Hill Superfund site-- the indusrial area where the lead smelter, zinc plant, central impoundment area, and the Silver King School once stood, and the towns of Kellog and Smelterville-- which began in the s and was mostly cleaned up by at the cost of $ million.

EPA representatives declined to reveal at this time what projects at the Bunker Hill site are to be expedited. For more information on the EPA’s Superfund Redevelopment Focus List, as well as the complete list of sites on the list, visit   Photo by JOSH MCDONALD Andy Helkey with Panhandle Health District discusses the Bunker Hill Superfund Site with members of the Historic Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce.

KELLOGG — Last week Andy Helkey with the Panhandle Health District gave a detailed and insightful look at the Bunker Hill Superfund Project during the Historic Silver Valley.

EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and responding to environmental emergencies, oil spills and natural disasters.

To protect public health and the environment, the Superfund program focuses on making a visible and lasting difference in communities, ensuring that people can live. Overview. The West Page Swamp wetland restoration project lies within the Bunker Hill, Idaho superfund site.

This individual restoration project was set up as a research site to evaluate the use of a cap of biosolids (including compost, wood ash, and wood waste). Another major project was the construction of Interstate 90 in the early s, which was built on embankments and road beds constructed from tailings excavated from Cataldo Flats, the central impoundment area, and other locations.

and Gilman, Inc). Bunker Hill Superfund Site Remedial Investigation Report, Vol. Prepared for Gulf. The Bunker Hill Mine and Smelting Complex, located in Kellogg, Idaho, was the largest of these, and, when the Bunker Hill smelter was built, it was the largest smelter in the world.

The Coeur d’Alene mines produced and processed an estimated million metric tons (more than million U.S. tons) of ore during their first century of. The published articles are: "It may be too soon to crow": Bunker Hill and Sullivan Company efforts to defeat the Miners' Union,Western Historical Quarterly, 24 AugustPp.

; Bunker Hill versus the lead trust: the struggle for control of the metals market in the Coeur d'Alene mining district,Pacific Northwest.

Bunker Hill Superfund Site: A Success Story. Valerie Wade, local specialist in geology and the environment, will show historical pictures of the Silver Valley before, during and after mining cleanup.

Valerie Wade, History of Mining: Spirit Lake Library: Saturday April 6th, Pinehurst Library: Monday, Ap (call for reservations). Report entitled: "Populated Area Five Year Study Review, Bunker Hill Superfund Site, Five Year Review Report." Box 1 The Bunker Hill Mining Complex, The EPA put Bunker Hill on its original list of Superfund sites inbut it too remains an open case." The builders of the pyramids worked faster than this.

The Wright Stuff. Silver Valley, Idaho cleanup The Bunker Hill and Metallurgical Complex Superfund site- also known as the Coeur d’Alene Basin cleanup was first added to the National Priorities List in Today it is a model for future and current cleanup operations.

Beginning inthe Superfund Redevelopment Initiative supported reuse planning efforts at the site through a regional seed project.

With EPA’s mission to protect human health and the environment in mind, EPA established the Superfund Task Force in May to provide recommendations for improving and expediting site cleanups and promoting.

Corps of Engineers to upgrade Central Treatment Plant SEATTLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a Notice to Proceed on Feb. 2, for a contract to upgrade and expand the currently. I am astounded by landscape improvements in the Bunker Hill Superfund site-- the indusrial area where the lead smelter, zinc plant, central impoundment area, and the Silver King School once stood, and the towns of Kellog and Smelterville-- which began in the s and was mostly cleaned up by at the cost of $ million.

Bunker Hill could not meet the new standards, which was a major factor in forcing the company to close, leaving behind a contaminated geographic area that was classified at the time as the largest Superfund site in the United by: 1.

Land Use Histories Using historical maps, aerial photographs, field examinations, title searches, and archived and published documents, HRA historians trace the background of important sites.

These include public and private lands, disputed roadways, Indian .Define bunkering. bunkering synonyms, bunkering pronunciation, bunkering translation, English dictionary definition of bunkering.

Pskov proceeded to the port of Prigorodnoye where the LNG terminal of the Gazprom-majority owned Sakhalin-2 project is located. GM&T bunkers LNG vessel in Russia for first time Bunker Hill Superfund Site.Due chiefly to effluent controls at the Bunker Hill Complex Superfund site, concentrations of zinc, cadmium, and lead were reduced since the 's.

Although levels of zinc and cadmium remain well above national criteria for protection of cold water more» biota, recovery of aquatic life has been substantial, with the lower mainstream now.