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 has released preliminary water quality sampling data related to the Silver Wing Mine release on October 9, 2019, at the Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund Site. EPA’s analysis of data collected on October 10 indicates no adverse impacts to downstream drinking water or agricultural water use associated with the release from the mine. The data taken from nine sampling ...
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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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