Carr Fork/IS&R Mill Site Reclamation

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In 1986, Atlantic Richfield ceased operations at The Carr Fork Mill. They then retained Anderson Engineering to decommission the mill which formerly processed copper ore, and reclaim the former smelter. Anderson Engineering oversaw the demolition of the mill and the construction of the mills 00-acre tailings impoundment. With our construction management team, we placed approximately […]

Eureka, UT Superfund Site. Remediation and Clean-up.

After the EPA declared the Tintic Mining District to be on the NPL list, Atlantic Richfield retained Anderson Engineering. Our Senior Construction Team prepared surveys of existing conditions provided remedial designs for impacted areas and offered technical support during construction. Designs included groundwater pumping systems, hydraulic structures, roads, covers, and more. The 450-acre Eureka Mills […]

Rico Mine Site Reclamation

Since 1986, Anderson Engineering and other key team members have performed important remediation work in Rico, Colorado. Our knowledge of the site history is unsurpassed, as is our understanding of the residents, agency staff, and stakeholders. The Rico Mining district in Southwest Colorado contains several former mines and mill sites that were operated by or […]

Duck Club Mine Site Reclamation

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Working under the Voluntary Cleanup Program Amoco operated refineries in North Salt Lake for many years and has previously completed remedial work in areas impacted by their operations. In 2012, the Anderson team was retained to complete characterization sampling and prepare the Conceptual Site Model for the former repository area. “State cleanup program plays a […]

Bluewater Uranium Mill

First Title II Uranium Facility Accepted by US DOE for Long-term Operation and Maintenance. The Bluewater Uranium Mill was the second-largest Title II uranium processing facility in the Western Hemisphere and the first post-closure site to be accepted by the US Department of Energy for long term operation and maintenance. The plant, owners and operated […]

F-33 Uranium Mine Closure

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Site History The F-33 Mine is an underground uranium mine that operated from 1954 to 1959. The mine is in the Grants Uranium District in Cibola County, New Mexico. The primary commodity extracted was uranium with vanadium, fluorine, and barium as secondary products. The mine is located on private land and was operated by the […]

Copperton Tailings Impoundment

In the early 1990’s, the Copperton Tailings Impoundment, which collected water from the Bingham Canyon Mills, became part of the South OU of the Bingham Canyon South Zone NPL site. Anderson was retained by the Principle Responsible Party to provide project management and construction oversight for the remedial action at the Copperton Tailings site near […]

Bingham Creek Streambed and Residential Clean-up, South Jordan UT.

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Anaconda-operated mills in Bingham Canyon deposited impacted residual water into Bingham Creek for many years. Bingham Creek water was then used by local farmers for irrigation in the Salt Lake Valley. The EPA placed the residential neighborhoods that were developed on the former flood plain on the NPL list in 1996. Existing Conditions and Residential […]

Jackpile-Paguate Uranium Mine

The Jackpile-Paguate Uranium Mine site is located at the Laguna Pueblo, about 40 miles west of Albuquerque in Paguate, Cibola County, New Mexico. The site consists of three former tribal leases within the Laguna Pueblo. The former leaseholder, Anaconda Minerals Company, a division of Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), mined and operated a uranium mine at […]