Superfund and mining megasites : lessons from the Coeur D'Alene River basin /

For more than 100 years, the Coeur d Alene River Basin has been known as "The Silver Valley" for being one of the most productive silver, lead, and zinc mining areas in the United States. Over time, high levels of metals (including lead, arsenic, cadmium, and zinc) were discovered in the l...

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Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Superfund Site Assessment and Remediation in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin., National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2005.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Historical background
  • The Coeur D'Alene system
  • Remedial investigation assessment
  • Human health risk assessment in the Coeur D'Alene River basin
  • Human health risk assessment: lead exposure and uptake: use of the IEUBK model
  • Ecological risk assessment
  • Remediation objectives and approaches
  • Mining megasites: lessons learned.