APNewsBreak: EPA wants toxic Nevada mine on Superfund list

In this Nov. 30, 2004, file photo, an evaporation pond holds contaminated fluid and sediment at the former Anaconda copper mine near Yerington, Nev. Fifteen years after U.S. regulators started assessing the damage and health risks at a contaminated copper mine in Nevada, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to add the abandoned site to its Superfund National Priority List. (AP Photo/Debra Reid, File)RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after U.S. regulators started assessing damage and health risks at an abandoned Nevada copper mine, the Environmental Protection Agency is moving to designate the contaminated land a Superfund site, a step the state could still oppose.

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