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Tag Archives: Colorado Smelter
The Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comment on a proposed interim plan to begin clean up in the Colorado Smelter Superfund site in south Pueblo. The clean up addresses toxic lead and arsenic left behind when the smelter closed … Continue reading
Toxin levels at two south Pueblo parks within the Colorado Smelter Superfund area are normal, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Lead and arsenic were left behind when a south Pueblo smelter ceased operations in 1908. EPA toxicologist Charles Partridge … Continue reading
A number of homes near Pueblo’s Colorado Smelter Superfund site have tested positive for lead contamination, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday. The EPA tested outdoor soil and indoor dust at 102 homes. Nineteen had high lead levels. Steve Wharton, … Continue reading
Last month the Environmental Protection Agency began sampling soil at the first 100 properties in the Colorado Smelter Superfund site in Pueblo. The tests measure lead and arsenic levels. The toxins were deposited by a smelter that ceased operations in 1908. EPA … Continue reading
Results of blood work and soil testing done in the area of the Colorado Smelter Superfund site in Pueblo were released this week. Toxins were found.
Results of blood work and soil testing done in the area of the former Colorado Smelter Superfund site in Pueblo were released this week. Toxins were found. One hundred and thirty-five people considered most at risk for exposure to lead … Continue reading
When the Environmental Protection Agency puts a neighborhood on its Superfund list, you’d think everyone who lives there would be at all the public meetings. But, Michael Wenstrom of the EPA’s environmental justice program says it’s more complicated than usual … Continue reading
As reported for KRCC News: (Listen to the story) The Environmental Protection Agency and public health officials held open meetings Tuesday to talk with residents in the south Pueblo neighborhoods listed as a Superfund site in December. The EPA eventually … Continue reading