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NOAA Photo Library Image - r00bbm28

West Fork Blackbird Creek, a tailing facility. The structure to the right is a spillway. Several million cubic yards contaminated tailings are behind the dam. Water is diverted into a concrete channel so it does not come into contact with the tailings.

Image ID: r00bbm28, NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Location: Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
Credit: NOAA Fisheries, NW region, Nick Iadanza

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