Superfund Site:

MIDNITE MINE
WELLPINIT, WA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Kay Morrison
(206) 553-8321

Remedial Project Manager
Linda Meyer
(206) 553-6636

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Site Location

Street Address:
35 MILES NORTHWEST OF SPOKANE
WELLPINIT, WA 99040

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Announcements and Key Topics

EPA’s response to Newmont’s request to change cleanup levels

In July of 2018, Newmont requested that EPA change the surface materials cleanup level. In a letter to the company dated June 21, 2019, EPA denied Newmont’s request for the change.

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Background

Midnite Mine is an inactive former uranium mine in the Selkirk Mountains of eastern Washington. Located within the reservation of the Spokane Tribe of Indians, the mine was operated from ...
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