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Bonanza Mine
southern oregon
The Bonanza Mine opened in 1865, about 8 miles east of Sutherlin, and was permanently closed in 1960.
 
EHAP has been asked by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to evaluate the public health significance of exposure to mercury and arsenic in the soil and mine tailings from this former mercury mine.
 

Read more at the DEQ Environmental Cleanup Site Information (ESCI) database.