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Environmental Contaminant Issues
bullet Oil Field Waste Pits
          Pits used to separate oil and water. 
bullet Acid Mine Drainage
          Acidic water draining from mines.  
bullet Industrial Wastewater Impoundments

          Ponds containing oil, cyanide, salts or acids.
bullet Selenium/Irrigation Drain Water
          Pollutants transported by irrigation.
bullet Pesticides

          Chemicals used to control insects and weeds.
bullet Oil Spills/Hazardous Materials Spills
          Oil or hazardous material spills into the environment.
bullet Superfund Sites
          Toxic and hazardous waste sites.
bullet Pit Lakes
          Lakes in abandoned open pit mines.
bullet Wastewater Treatment Plant Duck Mortality

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