Town of Dewey-Humboldt

Iron King Mine – Humboldt Smelter Clean Up

The Environmental Protection Agency has released a cleanup plan for a former mine and Superfund site in Dewey-Humboldt. The project is designed to clean up millions of tons of mine and smelter waste and contaminated soils at the Iron King Mine. The work would put a permanent cap over some pollutants and freeze it in


6 Practices To Make Mining Safer And More Sustainable

Recent technological advancements have made mining more environmentally friendly. However, mining companies still utilize land, carbon, energy, and other resources. As a result, mining leaves significant environmental damage. If not adequately addressed, this damage may become even more severe even after mining operations have ceased.  Numerous industries and governments worldwide seek ways to reduce their