Superfund Site:

EAGLE MINE
MINTURN, CO

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Jennifer Chergo
(303) 312-6601

Remedial Project Manager
Jamie Miller
(303) 312-6519

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Site Location

Street Address:
W OF US HWY 24
MINTURN, CO 81645

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Background

The 235-acre Eagle Mine Superfund site is located in the Rocky Mountains approximately 8,000 feet above sea level, one mile south of the town of Minturn in Eagle County, Colorado. The Eagle River and a number of its tributaries flow through the site, which is an area impacted by heavy metal contamination from past mining activities. The site includes an estimated 70 miles of underground mine tunnels; underground mill workings; the abandoned company town of Gilman; and various mine waste features such as former roaster pile areas; waste rock piles; tailings piles; a tailings slurry line and trestle, and the ...
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