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Main Title Report on Pollution Affecting Water Quality of the Cheyenne River System, Western South Dakota.
CORP Author National Field Investigations Center-Denver, Colo.
Year Published 1971
Stock Number PB-213 752
Additional Subjects ( Cheyenne River ; Water pollution) ; ( South Dakota ; Water pollution) ; Rivers ; Mercury ; Metals ; Water quality ; Tailings ; Hydrology ; Mining ; Fresh water fishes ; Concentration(Composition) ; Mining ; Mineral deposits ; Leaching ; Surface water runoff ; Arsenic ; Benthos ; Cyanides ; Industrial wastes ; Law enforcement ; Inventories ; Mine wastes ; Homestake Mining Company ; Waste quality data
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-213 752 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 99p
During the summer of 1970, fish from the Cheyenne River Arm of Oahe Reservoir, and other areas throughout western South Dakota were found to have mercury in their flesh exceeding 0.5 parts per million (ppm). The report presents a follow up study to investigate the effects of natural mercury deposits throughout the Cheyenne River system in western South Dakota; to determine the location and extent of reservoirs of mercury and other toxic materials due to previous mining activity; to document and characterize the discharge of tailings solids and various dissolved toxic pollutants from the Homestake Mining Company Deadwood-Lead mill; and to ascertain the movement and fate of these pollutants in the hydrologic environment, and the effect of these pollutants on the biota.