In September 1999, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency contacted the Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Environmental Health, concerning potential contamination of private drinking water wells along Lynx Creek in the Walker, Arizona, mining district. Historical mining activities in the area might have resulted in contamination of groundwater by acid mine runoff as well as metals from extraction processes. EPA and ADHS determined the historical mining activity had caused environmental damage and the potential for adverse human health impacts.
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- Hasty, Brian W. (Author)
- Humble, Will (Author)
- Arizona. Office of Environmental Health (Author)
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- Identifier ValueHES 12.2:H 31 L 95
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