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Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex, Idaho, Superfund Case Study

This is the story of ecological revitalization at two areas of the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex Superfund site (the Site), where a decadeslong cleanup continues to turn contaminated streams and land into sustainable ecosystems. Heavy metals contamination in soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater, the result of over 100 years of historic commercial mining, milling and smelting industrial operations and disposal practices, has affected both human health and environmental resources in many areas of the Site.

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