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Silver Valley Rising (Outdoor Idaho)

  • Aired: 10/20/2005
  • 26:49
  • Rating: NR
The richest silver producing region in the world is in Idaho and it closed in 1981. In 1983, the Environmental Protection Agency declared a 21 square mile area of the Silver Valley a Superfund site.The Silver Valley is starting to rebound. We explore the history of mining, heavy metal poisoning, superfund issues and other challenges and the opportunities facing Idaho's remarkable Silver Valley.
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The Silver Valley is rebounding from the closing of a silver mine.
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