EPA Considers Treatment Plant For Colorado Mine After Big SpillThe Environmental Protection Agency plans to build a wastewater treatment plant for an inactive Colorado gold mine after the agency inadvertently triggered a 3-million-gallon spill of polluted water there last month.
EPA Says No Risk From Colorado River SedimentsFederal officials say initial tests on sediments collected downstream of a mine waste spill show no risk to people using Colorado's Animas River.
Animas River Open To Public, Recreation After ContaminationThe Animas River has reopened to the public for recreational use after the wastewater contamination from an abandoned mine last week.
Congressional Committee Asks For Investigation Into Animas River ContaminationA congressional committee has asked the Environmental Protection Agency Office of the Inspector General to investigate the cause of the wastewater spill into the Animas River and the EPA response.
EPA: 'Make It Right' On Animas River ContaminationThe Environmental Protection Agency is promising to "make it right" when it comes to the wastewater contamination of the Animas River.
Orange Waste From Mine Creeps Toward State LineA plume of orange muck that spilled from a Colorado mine has drifted about 55 miles downriver and is closing in on New Mexico.
Colorado Requires More Monitoring By Suncor EnergyColorado health officials are requiring more monitoring and preventive measures from Suncor Energy (USA) Inc. as it cleans up contaminated groundwater moving off its refinery in Commerce City.
Colorado Schools Pull Cantaloupe From Menu After Listeria ScareSome schools in Colorado have pulled cantaloupe from the menu after a health scare over listeria. The exact source of the contaminated cantaloupe hasn't been determined, but the melon is from Rocky Ford.