The announcement that the EPA and United Park City Mines/Talisker have come to an agreement to clean up mine tailings around the Richardson Flat Superfund Site is also big news for Summit County government. Rick Brough has more.
After a quarter century of investigating the Park City mine tailings situation, an agreement between the U.S. Environment Protection Agency and United Park City Mines Company has been reached to do something about cleaning it up. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.
As we've reported, a court fight the last year and a half has focused on whether the Park City Mountain Resort has a continued valid lease of 3700 acres of its ski mountain. In the meantime, the Mountain Resort has continued to use the ski terrain, while rent payments to the landlord, Talisker, have been refused. In its recent court filing, Talisker gave some further details about the rent dispute. Rick Brough has more.