Navajo Nation Sues Feds Over Massive 2015 Colorado Mine SpillLeaders of one of the nation's largest American Indian tribes blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as their attorneys sued Tuesday, claiming negligence in the cleanup of a massive mine waste spill.
Navajo Nation Plans To Sue Over Massive Mine Waste SpillOne of the nation's largest American Indian tribes is planning to sue over damages caused by a massive mine waste spill in southwestern Colorado.
EPA Pays $1.2 Million More In Local Costs From Mine SpillThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will pay another $1.2 million to tribes, states and local governments affected by a massive mine waste spill in southwestern Colorado.
Silverton Takes A Breather A Year After Huge Mine SpillA year after a mine waste spill turned their river a weird yellow-orange, residents of a Colorado mountain town are taking a break from the aftermath for a party that includes beer the color of the spill.
Gold King Mine Spill Now Under A Criminal InvestigationThe Office of Inspector General for the Environmental Protection Agency has revealed that a criminal investigation is underway into the Gold King Mine disaster.
Navajo Nation Endorses Superfund Cleanup Of Colorado MinesThe Navajo Nation has formally endorsed a Superfund cleanup of southwestern Colorado mines, including one that released millions of gallons of wastewater into a river on Navajo land.
Fishermen Get Good News About Animas River After Mine SpillThe cleanup is underway after a spill from the Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado.
Work Crews Returning To Site Of Massive Colorado Mine SpillCrews are returning to the scene of a massive mine waste spill in southwestern Colorado to stabilize the mine opening with steel bracing and concrete.
New Mexico Again Criticizes EPA Over Handling Of Mine SpillNew Mexico again criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday over a massive mine waste spill that tainted rivers in three states, accusing the agency of lying about the seriousness of the blowout.
Superfund Plan For Colorado Mines Stirs Few Protests NowA proposal to deploy the powerful Superfund program to clean up leaky Colorado mines — including one that unleashed millions of gallons of wastewater last year — isn't stirring up much passion, despite formidable resistance in the past.
Body Of Man Discovered On Bank Of Animas RiverThe body of a man was found along the banks of the Animas River behind a home in Durango on Saturday afternoon.
Woman's Body Found In Animas River, Deemed SuspiciousA fly fisherman spotted her body about 12:30 p.m. Saturday and called 911.