Tag Archives: San Juan Mountains

Plaindealer features 2016 summer mine remediation work

Projects use creative techniques to mitigate mine pollution by Tori Sheets tori@ouraynews.com      Sneffels Creek will run more clearly after completion of a bank stabilization project designed to divert the creek away from mine tailings at the abandoned Atlas Mill. The mill … Continue reading

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San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference coming up soon!

Register NOW for the 2016 San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference in Durango and Silverton on Aug. 3-5. Come for one day or two or the whole event! Go to http://www.mountainstudies.org/sjmrc/ Download the 2016 SJMRC Poster, share and post, please. The registration … Continue reading

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Attention: Increased heavy metal load expected in Uncompahgre River on April 13

Eric Jacobson, vice president of engineering of Hydrowest, informed the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership and other river-related agencies in the watershed about a planned gate opening at the Ouray hydropower dam on Wednesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. Jacobson explained that … Continue reading

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UWP mine remediation projects noted in Good Samaritan Law article

No protection for Good Samaritans just yet By Tori Sheets, tori@ouraynews.com Abandoned mines will not clean themselves, but neither will third party groups when they can be held responsible for the environmental damage given off by the mines as soon as they start cleaning them. … Continue reading

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The Watch features winter mining district tour

Winter mining tour explores high-country history Ski/snowshoe tour is Jan. 30, south of Ouray By STEPHEN ELLIOTT, Staff Reporter When many of the mines of Ouray County and the San Juan Mountains were still in operation, hardy miners often spent months enduring not only the harsh conditions … Continue reading

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