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Briefing Date:07/13/2005
Topic:Superfund and Mining Megasites: Lessons from the Coeur d’Alene River Basin

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Committee on Superfund Site Assessment and Remediation in the Coeur d’Alene River Basin

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Congressional Briefings
Wednesday, July 13, 2005
502 Hart Senate Office Bldg. -- 9:00 a.m.
S-128 The Capitol Bldg. -- 2:00 p.m.
and
468 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 3:00 p.m.

on

Superfund and Mining Megasites:
Lessons from the Coeur d’Alene River Basin

Requested by Congress in P.L. 108-7, this new report from The National Academies reviews the Environmental Protection Agency’s expansion of an Idaho Superfund site contaminated by years of mining and smelting.

These series of briefings were for members for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on July 14, 2005, and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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