Superfund Site:

BONITA PEAK MINING DISTRICT
UNINCORPORATED, CO

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Katherine Jenkins
(303) 312-6351

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

EPA, BLM, USFS, and CDPHE have selected a site strategy as part of the Adaptive Management process that follows a reach-by-reach approach. The strategy will focus future long-term remedial solutions to stabilize sources, reduce metal loading into the Animas River, and improve water quality in areas where aquatic life will benefit the most.

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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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