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Mercury Emission Reporting Violations

Mercury Emission Reporting Violations
60 day notice to sue Coeur Rochester for under-reporting mercury releases

Published: September 21, 2006

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Coeur d'Alene Mines, the owner of the Kensington Mine, is under scrutiny for grossly under-reporting its mercury air pollution to the Environmental Protection Agency at its Rochester Mine in northern Nevada. Three citizen organizations, Earthworks, Idaho Conservation League, and Great Basin Mine Watch, have sent Coeur a 60-day notice of bringing a citizen suit against the corporation.

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Tagged with: mercury, air emissions

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