State environmental officials are
continuing to float the idea of building a renewable energy project on the site
of the abandoned asbestos mine in Eden and Lowell. Voters in the towns refused last month to
declare the mine a Superfund site, which would have provided money to clean it
Northeast Kingdom towns will vote next month on whether to have an
abandoned asbestos mine declared a Superfund hazardous waste site. The
state argues that the Superfund listing could bring in federal money to clean
up the site.