The Cotter Files

Number 19597
Subject Environment
Source Canon City Daily Record (Longmont, CO)
State CO
Year 2002
Publication Date 10/18/02
Summary The Cotter Corporation in Canon City, Colorado tried to import 470, 000 tons of waste nuclear waste from a New Jersey Superfund site. "The company intended to dispose of the material on its facility which is a Superfund site itself" The company was sued by Colorado during the 1980s. After some investigation, numerous safety and environment problems were discovered with the site.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 123
Keywords environment;nuclear waste;superfund;cotter corporation;cotter;Colorado;waste;EPA;department of energy;New Jersey
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