The EPA Can’t Wait to Reopen the Mine That Poisoned North Idaho

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For a century, the mines of the Coeur d’Alene Mountains in North Idaho produced much of the heavy metals that made the U.S. a global superpower. The Bunker Hill Mine deposited seventy-five million tons of toxic sludge in Lake Coeur d’Alene, and the lead and zinc are still flowing.

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