EPA

EPA Returns
3:20 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Possibility Of More Heavy Metals Brings EPA Back To Old Town

The Environmental Protection Agency is back in town this week, taking soil samples from property on the east side of Old Town, along the Poison Creek water shed, as well as from the school campus along Kearns Boulevard. Leslie Thatcher has more.

If you're a property owner living on the east side of Old Town - above City Hall - and want the EPA to test your property while they're in town, call this number: 435-200-4945.

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Local News
6:17 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Simpson Talks About EPA's Mining Issues

The Environmental Protection Agency will work with Park City Municipal and area residents to further explore where contaminated soils may be from Park City's Mining past. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Mine Tailings
11:42 am
Thu September 4, 2014

EPA Back To Look At Marsac Mill Site Some More

Old Town properties east of the Marsac Building could have their soil tested later this month as the Environmental Protection Agency investigates property outside the Soils Ordinance boundary that could be contaminated with old mine tailings. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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EPA Talks
12:26 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Tailings In Silver Creek Could Take A Decade To Clean

Summit County Manager Bob Jasper, along with Council members Roger Armstrong and Chris Robinson, made a trip to Denver Monday to talk with the Environmental Protection Agency about their plan to clean up the old mine tailings in the corridor of Lower Silver Creek. Rick Brough has more.

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Mining Legacy
2:58 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

EPA Has Lofty Goals To Bring Silver Creek Back To Pre-mining Conditions

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.

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EPA in Park City
5:34 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

United Mines Finally Gets Agreement With EPA

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.

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Summit County
12:08 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

EPA Requests Amendments To Ordinance

The Summit County council will continue discussing a request from the Environmental Protection Agency to amend the county's Soils Overlay Zone ordinance. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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