Federal Land Manager

Old copper mine is one of many sites in West needing cleanup

CUBA, N.M./December 26,2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —For decades, yellow- and white-tinged piles of waste from a defunct copper mine have covered the mountainside at the edge of the quintessential New Mexico village of Cuba — out of sight, out of mind and not nasty enough to warrant the attention of the federal government’s Superfund program. Still, State … Continue reading Old copper mine is one of many sites in West needing cleanup