Correct information |

Correct information

In the article written by Kerstin S. Ronsiek, there was mentioned the quantity of tailings (sulfides) removed from the Empire Mine State Historic Park. The number of tons and the dates are in error. I was asked the same question by the California State Parks in Sacramento early this year. I researched the data from the Empire Mine Park Association records (the association contracted to have the sulfides removed) and the removal task was completed by Oct. 13, 1987, with 30,000 tons of sulfides sold. I wonder where she obtained her information.

Thomas D. Stade

Treasurer EMPA

Member of EMPA Board of Directors

Alta Sierra

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