Superfund Site:

SALT CHUCK MINE
THORNE BAY, AK

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Karen Keeley
(206) 553-2141

Site Location

Street Address:
4 MI SW CY, T72S R84E S17, COPPER RIVER, THORNE BAY, AK 99919

Announcements and Key Topics

In March 2018, the remedial investigation for the Salt Chuck Mine Superfund Site was completed. The nature and extent of contamination at the Site has been characterized, no unacceptable human health risks have been identified for the Site, and ecological risks are limited to copper in marine sediment in the tailings disposal and depositional areas in the bay.


Background

The Salt Chuck Mine is an inactive former gold, silver, copper, and palladium mine on Prince of Wales Island in the Tongass National Forest at the northern end of Kasaan ...
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