02.28.17

Gardner Announces $1 Million Superfund Grant for Summitville Mine

DENVER – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced the state of Colorado will receive $1 million for the Summitville Mine superfund site. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the funding is to be used specifically for water treatment at the site.

 

“I’m pleased the EPA awarded funding for the Summitville Mine superfund site,” said Gardner. “This funding will be used for water treatment and is critical to the continued clean-up at the Summitville Mine. I’m committed to ensuring Colorado receives the proper support from the federal government to make sure Colorado’s pristine environment is cared for.”

 

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Budget Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy and Subcommittee on Energy.

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