Trout Unlimited Targets Mine Cleanup

T.U. wants to extend the success of partnering with corporate sponsors like Tiffany & Co. to help cleanup abandoned mine lands in Utah, and plans to launch new projects in places in Colorado’s Snake River drainage and on Mores Creek in Idaho’s Boise River system. “In Colorado, acidic and metal-laden runoff from the old Pennsylvania Mine on Peru Creek, a tributary to the Snake River in the Blue River system, has rendered Peru Creek a dead stream. Water quality in the Snake River itself it questionable.”

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