Outdoor Idaho Silver Valley Rising
The Silver Valley of Idaho is rebounding from the closing of a silver mine. Details
Program: Outdoor Idaho
Episode: Silver Valley Rising
The richest silver producing region in the world 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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Premiere Date: 10/20/2005
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-G
Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Friends of Idaho Public Television, CPB
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