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Iron King/Copper Chief Mine | VRP Site


5 Miles southwest of Cottonwood, AZ

Acceptance Into Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP):

June 14, 2000

Contaminants of Concern (COCs):

  • Metals

Affected Media:

  • Surface Water

What Are My Health Risks?

Risk Text to come ( by 5/9/18) 

Site Summary:

  • A mine shaft was sealed and capped to help prevent infiltration of surface water into the historic mine workings
  • Two adits were sealed with bulkheads to contain and control mine influenced water (MIA)
  • A passive treatment system (PTS) is in operation to remediate MIA
  • All site features are inspected on a quarterly basis with a semi-annual reporting schedule
  • In September 2018, ADEQ reviews and approves the submitted PTS Semi-Annual Report 2018 — Mid-Year Report
  • In March 2019, ADEQ received a PTS Semi-Annual Report 2018 - Year End Report.