Continental Mine: 2003 Impact Assessment
The report summarizes results of monitoring
conducted by Kootenay Region Environmental Quality Section to
evaluate impacts from the Continental Mine. This historic lead /
silver mine is located in northern Idaho and operated until the
1940s. Tailings from the mine were deposited into Blue Joe Creek,
causing extensive metals contamination of the water and sediments
within Blue Joe Creek, which flows to the transboundary systems of
Boundary Creek and the Kootenay River.
Continental Mine: 2003 Impact Assessment Report
(PDF: 952 KB / 57 pages)
Appendices (PDF: 234 KB / 42 pages)
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