Superfund Site:

BONITA PEAK MINING DISTRICT
UNINCORPORATED, CO

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Cynthia Peterson
(303) 312-6879

Remedial Project Manager
Christina Progess
(303) 312-6009

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Site Location

Street Address:
Multiple sources near Animas River headwaters
UNINCORPORATED, CO 81433

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Announcements and Key Topics

Digging Deeper: Aquatic Baseline Risk Assessment

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Silverton Town Hall, 1360 Greene St, Silverton, Colo.

Using multiple lines of evidence, the Bonita Peak Mining District Aquatic Baseline Risk Assessment assesses risks in aquatic habitats located in the Animas River watershed upgradient from Silverton, the Mineral Creek watershed, and in an approximate 20-mile Animas ...
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Background

The Bonita Peak Mining District site consists of 48 historic mines or mining-related sources where ongoing releases of metal-laden water and sediments are occurring within the Mineral Creek, Cement Creek ...
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