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Shannon Hill Smelter | VRP Site


End of Shannon Road in Clifton, Ariz.

Acceptance Into Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP):

Feb. 23, 1998

Contaminants of Concern (COCs):

  • Metals

Affected Media:

  • Soil

What are My Health Risks:

For Soil | There is little to no health risk unless there is contact with skin or ingestion of contaminated soil

Site Summary:

  • Site has utilized engineered controls in the form of caps and drainage systems to prevent exposure from the mine tailings
  • Site and engineering controls are inspected annually and after major rain events
  • Site Inspection Report submitted in May 2018
  • Site Inspection Reports were reviewed and approved in July 2018
  • Site Inspection Reports were submitted and approved by ADEQ in January 2019