In Libby, Mont., residents who are sick or dying of
exposure to asbestos from W.R. Grace's vermiculite mine are
outraged by the company's decision to file for bankruptcy in the
face of their lawsuits.
by Jane Fritz,
Apr 23, 2001
Residents of the Canon City, Colo., suburb of Lincoln Park
are fighting the proposed delivery of radioactive soil from a New
Jersey Superfund site to the Cotter Corp. uranium mill
by Gail Binkly,
Nov 25, 2002
Illegal hazardous waste dumps are increasingly discovered
in national forests.
by Karin Schill,
Jun 26, 1995
Save Sierra Blanca fights waste disposal from other states
Feb 07, 1994
EPA agrees to let Idaho environmental authorities clean up
tailings in Triumph.
by Stephen Stuebner,
Aug 22, 1994
Utah Rep. Jim Hansen proposes half a million acres of
wilderness in western Utah, but in the same amendment would dump
hazardous waste in the nearby Skull Valley Goshute
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Jun 24, 2002
In a precedent-setting case, Allan Elias is convicted of
"knowing endangerment" for exposing employee Scott Dominguez to
cyanide in an accident that damaged his nervous system.
by Kurt Friedemann,
Apr 10, 2000
Hardrock mining tops the list of industrial polluters in
the EPA's annual Toxics Release Inventory.
by Kayley Mendenhall,
Jun 05, 2000
A flood sweeps mine tailings into Arizona's Gila
May 03, 1993
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare report on arsenic
and lead levels in blood samples of Triumph residents suggests no
need for concern.
Sep 20, 1993