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
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
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