Superfund Site:

NELSON TUNNEL/COMMODORE WASTE ROCK
CREEDE, CO

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Jennifer Harrison
(303) 312-6813

Remedial Project Manager
Joy Jenkins
(303) 312-6873

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Site Location

Street Address:
NATIONAL FOREST ROAD 503.4
1 MILE N. OF TOWN
CREEDE, CO 81130

Announcements and Key Topics

EPA is concerned about a potential for blockage in the flow path of water from the Nelson Tunnel into the Commodore Level 5 Tunnel.

To address this potential, EPA is performing a time-critical removal action in the summer of 2018 to stabilize sections of the Commodore Level 5 Tunnel and certain vertical connections to the Nelson Tunnel. The purpose of this ...
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Background

The Nelson Tunnel/Commodore Waste Rock Pile Superfund site is located about one mile north of Creede, Mineral County, Colorado. At the abandoned hard rock mine site, the Nelson Tunnel discharges ...
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