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Red Rock Road - Sutherlin

Summary Information
(last updated on: 10/16/2014 2:55:50 PM)
Red Rock Road is a 17-mile long former railroad grade located in Douglas County. The railroad grade was constructed of mine tailings from the Bonanza Mine (ECSI #2672), where cinnabar (mercury ore) was extracted. The mine tailings used to construct the road are considered a potential source of low level metal contamination. Mercury and arsenic are the primary contaminants of interest. DEQ is currently working on evaluating the level of threat the tailings may pose to owners in the vicinity of the road.
General Site Information
Site: Red Rock Road - Sutherlin (ECSI Site ID: 1833) CERCLIS (EPA) Id0002367191
Project Manager: Bryn Thoms Investigative Status:Listed on the Confirmed Release List or Inventory
PM Phone: (541) 687-7424 NPL(National Priority Listing):No
Address: Red Rock Road Is this site an Orphan?Yes
Sutherlin, 97479 Is this site a brownfield?No
County: DOUGLAS Action Underway or Needed: RISK ASSESSMENT
Region: Western Region Click for more details ...  
Site Documents
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File NameCategory File Size MB Document Date Upload Date
RRR Human Health Risk Assessment March 2011 no append.pdf Eco/HH Risk Assessments 6.3644 10/10/2011
RRR Human Heatlh Risk Assesmen March 2011 appendices.pdf Eco/HH Risk Assessments 5.0734 10/10/2011
DHS 2006 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheets 0.0763 11/20/2007
April 2009 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheets 0.1882 10/10/2011
December 2007 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheets 0.0463 10/10/2011
Red Rock Road Orphan memos (signed).pdf Miscellaneous 1.3525 10/15/2007
RRR IRAM Final Report opt100.pdf Reports 4.2699 11/6/2009
RRR Inventory of Uses June08.pdf Reports 2.5037 10/10/2011
RRR Public Health Assessment by EHAP.pdf Reports 1.5199 10/10/2011
Sutherlin Valley Arsenic Study by EHAP .pdf Reports 2.0558 10/10/2011
RBALP and EMPA 2009.pdf Reports 2.7622 1/16/2013

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Portion of site east of Sutherlin, with characteristic red color indicative of mine tailings.
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