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National Academies news: Coeur d'Alene Superfund site

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's scientific and technical decisions in assessing risks to human health from pollution at a Superfund site in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin have been generally sound, says a new report from the National Academies' National Research Council. And the agency's remediation plans for residential areas should adequately protect residents against t...

National Academies advisory: Release of Coeur d'Alene superfund report

Superfund and mining megasites: Lessons from Coeur d'Alene river basin, a new report from the National Academies' National Research Council, examines the scientific soundness of decisions made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency about risks to human health and the environment at a Superfund site in northern Idaho and Washington that is contaminated by years of mining for lead and other me...
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