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ID:

127

Date:

2006-02-22

Headline:

EPA Chief Joins Talks on Mine Cleanup

Reporter's name:

Karen Dorn Steele

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Spokesman Review

City:

Spokane, WA

Summary:

An Environmental Protection Agency memo obtained by The Spokesman-Review under FOIA revealed that the agency lobbied to get Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne's former lawyer named to a mine cleanup commission despite concerns about conflict of interest.

Keywords:

Silver Valley mine cleanup; Superfund; mine; Couer d'Alene Tribe; Sierra Club


Agencies:

EPA

States:

ID
WA

Categories:

environment


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