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Remediation System Evaluation, Summitville Mine Superfund Site

The Summitville Mine Superfund Site is located in the southeastern portion of the San Juan Mountains, in Rio Grande County, approximately 60 miles west of Alamosa, Colorado and 10 to 15 miles south of Del Norte, Colorado. The site is defined as the permitted 1,231-acre mine site and is located adjacent to the former town of Summitville at an elevation of approximately 11,200 feet. The site addresses impacts due to acid mine drainage that results from mining activities conducted onsite between 1870 and 1992 by a number of parties.

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