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Michael Breen & Vernon Mine Remediation Projects Article Published in Montrose Mirror

Heavy Metal Pollution Diverted from Uncompahgre River By Tanya Ishikawa, UWP Communications Coordinator RIDGWAY-The Uncompahgre River should be running a little bit cleaner this fall after contaminated water flows from abandoned mines were remediated this summer. The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP), … Continue reading

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Upper Uncompahgre Mine Remediation Projects – Oct. 2, 2015 Progress Report

WHY THE PROJECTS? In recent years, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has prioritized addressing non-point source pollution from heavy metals in Colorado’s rivers. UWP’s remediation projects at three legacy mine sites in the Upper Uncompahgre Watershed address metals loading and … Continue reading

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UWP mine remediation projects featured in article on mine spill into Animas River

“The Gold King Mine spill is very unfortunate. But it is also bringing public awareness to the magnitude of water quality problems associated with abandoned mines in our region and highlights the need for more remediation,” said Przeszlowska. “The Uncompahgre River headwaters are defined by the same … Continue reading

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