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Melted silver is poured into molds at the KGHM Copper and Precious Metals smelter and processing plant in Glogow May 10, 2013.
Melted silver is poured into molds at the KGHM Copper and Precious Metals smelter and processing plant in Glogow May 10, 2013.
(Peter Andrews/Reuters)

EPA wants Arizona miner to clean up smelter – 144 years later

File under “Strange announcements released on SEDAR midday on a Friday.” Chaparral Gold, a small TSX-listed Arizona-based exploration company with mines in Nevada, issued a release stating that its subsidiary met with Environmental Protection Agency officials to discuss potentially cleaning up a site in Eureka, Nevada where the company operated a smelter.