Category Archives: ARSG in the News

Silverton Mine Tour – Saturday, Sept 9th, 9:00am»

Citizen Superfund Workgroup is hosting a tour of some of the 48 mine sites listed under the Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund site. Saturday, September 9th, meet at the Silverton Vistors Center at 9:00am. There we will consolidate into as few vehicles as possible. The roads we will travel are not too rough, but we will need four-wheel drive for traction. There is a high probability of thunderstorms, so bring warm clothes, a raincoat, and sturdy shoes. Also, bring a […]

ARSG Prehearing Statement»

BEFORE THE COLORADO WATER QUALITY CONTROL COMMISSION STATE OF COLORADO PREHEARING STATEMENT FOR CONSIDERATION OF CHANGES TO WATER QUALITY CLASSIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS FOR SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN, REGULATION #34 (5 CCR 1002-34) PERTAINING TO THE ANIMAS RIVER WATERSHED, THE ANIMAS RIVER STAKEHOLDERS GROUP Background The Animas River Stakeholders Group (ARSG) was initiated in 1994 by the Water Quality Control Division (WQCD) to try to resolve water quality issues involving metal loading in the Upper Animas River Basin ( defined here […]