CSPA Issues Notice of Intent to Sue Greenhorn Mine Northwest of Redding

On 6 August 2014, CSPA sent a Notice of Intent to sue Elkhorn Mine LLC for failure to obtain an NPDES permit in violation of the federal Clean Water Act.  Elkhorn Mine LLC owns the abandoned Greenhorn Mine facility that is located approximately 23 miles northwest of Redding California. The facility discharges pollutants including arsenic, cadmium, copper, iron, mercury and zinc through numerous adits and shafts into Willow Creek and thence to Whiskeytown Lake, Clear Creek, the Sacramento River and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The Law Offices of Andrew Packard is representing CSPA in this matter.

Notice of Violation Letter

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