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 posted the 2016–2018 Seeps, Springs, and Draining Mines Characterization Report (PDF) (481 pp, 15.2 MB, About PDF).

The report summarizes sampling events beginning in the fall of 2016 and running through the fall of 2018 that were conducted by the Mountain Studies Institute on behalf of EPA. These sampling events will help to better understand water quality and quantity ...
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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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