Mine neighbors rage against Health De...

Mine neighbors rage against Health Department

There are 1 comment on the Burlington Free Press story from Jan 14, 2009, titled Mine neighbors rage against Health Department. In it, Burlington Free Press reports that:

More than 250 people crowded into a school gymnasium Monday night to flay state health and environmental officials for everything from insensitivity to incompetence in their handling of a recent study of ...

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mcnata

Charleston, SC

#1 Jan 26, 2009
The tailings were spread around much more than just in the neighboring towns... I lived on Main Street in Derby during the 1950's and our driveway was made from mine tailings before it was paved.
Tailings also used to be used to fill potholes at the local drive-in theater. I know because I played with large clumps of "strange white fibrous material" as a child.

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