Wednesday big day on EPA cleanup agenda

Print Article

This Wednesday is the

only public meeting the Environmental Protection Agency has

scheduled so far for the new mining waste cleanup plan, the Upper

Coeur d'Alene River Basin Proposed Plan.

So folks might want

to pencil it on their calendars.

The meeting will take

place at the Shoshone Medical Center Health and Education 

Center in

Smelterville, located at 858 Commerce Drive.

An open house is

scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m., where there will be an informal Q

and A session, and individuals can submit written comments.

That will follow with

a public meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m., where folks can give oral and

written testimony. 

After reviewing and

responding to comments on the proposed document, the EPA will issue

a final cleanup decision in a ROD amendment later this year.

To view the proposed

plan online, visit

"_blank">http://go.usa.gov/igD

Print Article

Read More Local News

Judge: McArthur may live in Washington despite being on supervised Idaho probation

August 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press A judge on Friday modified probation for the former executive director of the Post Falls Senior Center who was sentenced last month for embezzling from the organization. Senior Judge George Carey on...

Comments

Read More

Military dad proposes  local Junior ROTC program

August 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press A former Marine Corps lieutenant colonel and proud military dad is working to establish a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program in Coeur d'Alene. Russell McLain announced the plan during a...

Comments

Read More

North Idaho State Fair and Rodeo opens Wednesday

August 19, 2019 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press By DEVIN WEEKS Staff Writer COEUR d’ALENE — Elephant ears. Bucking broncos. Balloon-pop games. Live music. Dazzling lights. Tantalizing tastes. The Tilt-A-Whirl. For many, these are the fair n...

Comments

Read More

Last gasp fails to save house

August 19, 2019 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d'ALENE — A Victorian house on Kootenai County's downtown campus is coming down after all. On Monday, Kootenai County commissioners authorized building consultant Shawn Riley to begin to secur...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 664-8176
215 N. Second St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

©2019 The Coeur d'Alene Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X