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Follow-Up to September 4, 2015 Stanislaus Silverton Meeting

On Sept. 4, 2015, EPA Assistant Administrator Mathy Stanislaus, EPA Region 8 Administrator Shaun McGrath and officials from EPA’s Region 8 office met with local officials and community members from San Juan County, La Plata County, Silverton, Durango and the Southern Ute Tribe. Meeting participants discussed long-term options for addressing mining-related impacts to water quality in the Animas River Watershed, including the possibility of designating the area as a Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) site. EPA developed a document after the meeting to provide follow-up information on a number of stakeholder questions.

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