The Buena Vista mercury mine and nearby Klau mine were  the source of more than 70 percent of the mercury found in Las Tablas Creek, according to a Cal Poly study reported in May 8, 1993. The EPA did work in 2000 to limit runoff after it deemed the owner's efforts unsatisfactory.
The Buena Vista mercury mine and nearby Klau mine were the source of more than 70 percent of the mercury found in Las Tablas Creek, according to a Cal Poly study reported in May 8, 1993. The EPA did work in 2000 to limit runoff after it deemed the owner's efforts unsatisfactory. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
The Buena Vista mercury mine and nearby Klau mine were the source of more than 70 percent of the mercury found in Las Tablas Creek, according to a Cal Poly study reported in May 8, 1993. The EPA did work in 2000 to limit runoff after it deemed the owner's efforts unsatisfactory. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com