Plaindealer Staff Report
The Ridgway Ouray Community Council talk on Wednesday features Clint Fletcher, manager of the Revenue Mine, and Jeff Litteral, environmental protection specialist for Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety.
Fletcher will give a PowerPoint presentation on current practices at the Revenue, which is ramping up to produce 400 tons of ore per day and employs about 160 people.
Litteral will present an update on remediation work on three historic mines in the county. DRMS and Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership are collaborating to improve water quality in impaired streams near the Mickey Breen, Atlas Mill and Vernon mines.