U.S. Clears Way For Cleanup Of Gold King Mine After SpillA Colorado mine that spilled 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater into rivers in three Western states has been designated a Superfund site.
EPA: Metals Get Into Creek Near Site Of Big Mine Waste SpillThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says some metals escaped into a Colorado creek from a wastewater treatment plant after heavy rains near the site of a big mine waste spill last year.
U.S. Air Force To Change Foam Due To Water ContaminationThe U.S. Air Force is changing the foam it uses to fight fires because of concerns the substance has contaminated groundwater and spread to drinking water at some military sites.
Study: Most Of Methane Hot Spot Comes From Natural Gas LeaksA puzzling concentration of the greenhouse gas methane over the Southwestern United States appears to come mostly from leaks in natural gas production, scientists said Monday.
Silverton Residents Enjoy 'EPA IPA' 1 Year After Gold King Mine SpillOne year after the Gold King Mine spill, the people who live in the town of Silverton are taking a jab at the Environmental Protection Agency.
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 Sues Colorado Over Huge 2015 Mine Waste SpillNew Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its northern neighbor should be held responsible for the contamination from a massive mine waste spill last year as well as decades of toxic drainage from mines near the headwaters of a shared river.