SVCRC is a 21 year old non-profit organization working to clean up the nations largest lead Superfund site in the Silver Valley of North Idaho. Lead and other heavy metals have caused environmental destruction for 1500 sq. miles. Five generations of families are living with chronic lead poisoning health problems.
The SVCRC is workingt o improve the quality of life with cooperation from EPA in giving cleanup jobs to local unemployed workers and contractors, also to remove lead from the interior of homes and develop a Lead Health Clinic that will provide proactive health education and intervention for those exposed to lead and other heavy metals.