SODA SPRINGS, ID
Superfund Site Profile
The Ballard Mine site is a former open-pit phosphate mine located in the phosphate mining district of southeast Idaho. This mining district is an area where phosphate-rich sedimentary rock layers are present at or near the surface and have been mined for the past 100+ years. There are many historic mines within the mining district, four active mines, and a number of proposed mines.
The Site is located about 13 miles north-northeast of Soda Springs, Idaho, in Caribou County. The Ballard Mine was operated from 1951 to 1969 and includes approximately 534 acres of mining-disturbed land consisting of six external waste ...
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