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Site Development

Site Development Power County Development Authority In 2007, following completion of the plant demolition, FMC and the Power County Development Authority (PCDA) entered into an agreement for redevelopment of the property. FMC granted the PCDA certain State-side portions of the … Continue reading

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Superfund/CERCLA Program

Superfund/CERCLA Program Superfund is the federal program designed to clean up contaminated sites. It was created by Congress in 1980 and is formally termed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). This law provides broad federal authority to … Continue reading

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Slag FMC, along with others, has been invited by the IDEQ to meet and discuss reconvening the Slag Technical Work Group (TWG) to review the Graded Decision Guidelines (GDGs) which were developed to assess exposure to naturally occurring radiation in … Continue reading

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CONTACT:  Paul Yochum 208-317-3583 POWER COUNTY, Idaho, September 26, 2011 – EPA Region 10 today released its proposed cleanup plan for the FMC portion of the Eastern Michaud Flats Superfund site. The proposed plan calls for capping contaminated soils at … Continue reading


The Gay Mine

The Gay Mine The Gay Mine is located on the Fort Hall Reservation. It is one of 31 phosphate ore mines in the Southeast Idaho Phosphate Resource Area. Originally named after Gay Simplot, the daughter of J.R. Simplot, the Gay … Continue reading

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Tribal Jurisdiction

Tribal Jurisdiction Fundamentals Jurisdiction has multiple meanings. In its most basic form, jurisdiction refers to the governmental authority to control people and property. In other contexts, it refers to the authority of a court over a person or company. Under … Continue reading

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FMC Plant Site Redevelopment The FMC property consists of approximately 1400 acres that is located 3 miles northwest of Pocatello and 1 mile southwest of the Portneuf River in Power County in Southeast Idaho. The region is comprised of 300,000 … Continue reading

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Site Cleanup

Site Cleanup Introduction The FMC plant operated outside Pocatello, Idaho in Power County for just over a half century. During much of this time, State and Federal environmental laws had not yet been written. Throughout this era, materials from elemental … Continue reading

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FMC & Tribal Regulatory Jurisdiction

FMC and Tribal Regulatory Jurisdiction FMC’s property within the Fort Hall Reservation is fee land and subject to state/county jurisdiction for some matters and federal jurisdiction for others. On environmental issues, federal laws such as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, … Continue reading

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History of Land Ownership

History of Land Ownership Questions regarding the appropriate role of government power over persons and property have existed for centuries. Such questions are particularly complex when they involve the overlapping and, at times, conflicting roles of federal, state, local and … Continue reading

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