Superfund Site:

BLACK BUTTE MINE
COTTAGE GROVE, OR

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
David Tomten
(208) 378-5763

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Site Location

Street Address:
LONDON ROAD
COTTAGE GROVE, OR 97424

Announcements and Key Topics

Site Activities

EPA, with support from Oregon DEQ and cleanup contractors, are removing contaminated mine tailings and contaminated soils/sediment in the Furnace Creek area of the Black Butte Mine site. This work will help remove a source of mercury contamination from the Furnace Creek catchment area to reduce the leaking of mercury into Furnace Creek
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Background

Black Butte Mine is located near Cottage Grove, Oregon. Mercury mining in the late 1880s to the late 1960s, included extracting ore from the mine, crushing it on site, roasting ...
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