Mine Cleanup http://wamc.org en Vermont Copper Mine Site Nearly Fixed after Cleanup http://wamc.org/post/vermont-copper-mine-site-nearly-fixed-after-cleanup <p>A decade-long effort to clean up a 206-year-old copper mine in the Vermont town of Strafford is nearing an end and community members now have to decide what to do with the area that was once the Elizabeth Mine.<br><br>The&nbsp; area was once colored a sickly orange and is now a grassy expanse.<br><br>The Environmental Protection Agency's Ed Hathaway, who has overseen the Superfund cleanup of the property, says workers have finished sealing 45-acres of metallic tailings beneath a plastic cap that has been covered with topsoil.<br> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:40:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 52908 at http://wamc.org