Superfund Information Systems: Site Profile

Superfund Site:

BONITA PEAK MINING DISTRICT
UNINCORPORATED, CO

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Announcements and Key Topics

EPA has released the Interim Record of Decision that identifies interim remedial actions (IRAs) to be conducted at the site. EPA will begin work this summer on IRAs at 23 source areas, with full completion of all IRAs expected over the next three to five years.

EPA has released a new web-based story map that combines the elements of a compelling narrative, striking photos, interactive maps, and a visualization of analytical data collected at the site. Access the story map here:

New Site Information


EPA is maintaining contact information from individuals and/or companies wishing to be considered for work at the BPMD. Vendors or contractors interested in doing business related to BPMD should contact Cynthia Peterson (peterson.cynthia@epa.gov).

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Community Advisory Group

The Bonita Peak Community Advisory Group (CAG) serves as an informational conduit between diverse community interests and U.S. EPA and its governmental partners with regard to activities at the Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund site and their effects on the Animas River watershed within Colorado. In its advisory capacity, the CAG desires outcomes that are: protective of human health and the environment, feasible and practicable, conducted expeditiously and efficiently, and mindful of community cultural, social and economic interests.

The next BPMD CAG meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 6 p.m., at Silverton Town Hall, 1360 Greene St.

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Community Resources

For information about ongoing investigative/cleanup activities and public participation opportunities, view our site calendar.

You may need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s PDF page to learn more.

Previous site updates and other community involvement resources are available in the All Publicly Available Documents collection.

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