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Coeur d'Alene Proposed Plan

Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex Operable Unit 3 Proposed Plan

Proposed Plan Public Comment Period is now Closed

The Proposed Plan describes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) preferred course of action for addressing certain on-going human health and environmental risks posed by historical mining contamination in the Basin. The Plan includes proposed actions for areas throughout the Basin from Mullan, Idaho to Spokane, Washington. The Plan provides a formal opportunity for the public to comment on EPA’s cleanup plans for the Basin. After reviewing and responding to comments on the Proposed Plan, EPA plans to issue its final decision in early 2002 in the Record of Decision (ROD).

Notice of Availability of Proposed Plan for Public Review
The Proposed Plan for cleanup of mine waste contamination in the Coeur d’Alene River Basin was available for public review and comment from October 29, 2001 through February 26, 2002. This notice summarizes the specific interim action proposed for the first increment of clean up work in the Basin. The entire Coeur d’Alene Basin Proposed Plan is not summarized in this notice. Please refer to the Proposed Plan for a complete summary of all of the cleanup alternatives that were evaluated and for a detailed description of the interim action.

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