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Water district expects $1 million in gold from Meadow Vista mercury removal

The Nevada Irrigation District is moving ahead on the possible acquisition of $595,000 in special equipment from a Canadian company to remove sediment and Gold Rush-era mercury fro ...

Lake Combie mercury removal project crosses another hurdle

    With a key state approval in place, a dredging project on Combie Reservoir to remove a toxic legacy of mercury from the area’s gold-mining past could be in po ...