Hecla, EPA agree settlement of water pollution

Hecla Mining has agreed to pay a US$600,000 penalty as part of a settlement with the US Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Justice over water pollution near the headwaters of the South Fork Coeur d’Alene River in Idaho.

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Hecla has agreed to a penalty for damage to parts of the Coeur d'Alene River

Hecla’s violations, occurring between 2009 and 2014 at its Lucky Friday mine and mill, cover both effluent limit violations and unpermitted discharges to the river and two of its tributaries.