Reclaiming the Sierra

TSF releases new health education materials

September 27, 2011

As a follow up to our two recent studies on human exposure to legacy mining toxins, The Sierra Fund has produced new educational materials with precautionary guidelines for people who live, work or recreate in the Sierra. Two new brochures, “Abandoned Mines, Dust and You” and “Fish, Mercury and You” are now available for distribution. […]

CA Asbestos deposits mapped

September 27, 2011

From the LA Times August 23, 2011 Asbestos is in our state rock, and it’s in more places than you might think. The U.S. Geological Survey this week released a comprehensive map of all the known places in California where asbestos is found, including mines and exposed natural formations. Off-roaders in the Clear Creek Management […]