EPA: Mine Spill Dumped 880,000 Pounds Of Metals In RiversThe Environmental Protection Agency says millions of gallons of wastewater that gushed from a Colorado gold mine last year may have sent more than 880,000 pounds of metals into a river.
EPA: Traces Of Contaminant Found In 3 Colorado Water SystemsTraces of potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three Colorado water systems, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source.
New Mexico Is 1st To Issue Plans To Sue EPA Over Colorado Mine SpillNew Mexico plans to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states, officials said Thursday.
Silverton Aims To Have Superfund Answers By End Of JanuarySilverton officials say they'll try to get enough information by the end of January to decide whether to ask for a federally funded Superfund cleanup of leaking mines north of town.
Top Colorado News Stories Of 2015From the Planned Parenthood shooting to the Aurora theater shooting trial, here are the stories that dominated the news in Colorado in 2015.
Republicans Allege Potential Interference In EPA Spill ProbeHouse Republicans want the Inspector General of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to look into potential agency interference with an investigation into a 3-million-gallon wastewater spill from a Colorado mine.
Congressional Committee: Investigation Of Gold King Mine Spill LimitedA U.S. Interior Department investigation glossed over the federal government's negligence in a massive toxic wastewater spill from an inactive gold mine that fouled rivers in three states, Republicans in Congress said as they pushed for a more detailed explanation of the accident.
Colorado Remains In EPA Lawsuit After Partisan SpatColorado's high court is refusing to get involved in a partisan spat between Colorado's Democratic governor and Republican attorney general regarding an air pollution lawsuit.
Colorado Area Open To Superfund Cleanup After Mine SpillSouthwestern Colorado officials said Friday that they are ready to talk to the Environmental Protection Agency about a federally financed Superfund cleanup of inactive mines, including one that spewed millions of gallons of wastewater and polluted rivers in three states this summer.
Experts At CSU Show How Volkswagen Beat Colorado's Emissions TestingCBS4 has learned that the Colorado attorney general has joined other states to investigate Volkswagen due to allegations of consumer fraud.
Feds Stand Behind Report That Colorado Agreed To Mine PlanA federal agency is standing behind its assertion that Colorado officials signed off on a cleanup project that led to a 3 million-gallon toxic waste spill from an inactive gold mine.
Governor Orders Contaminated Pot To Be DestroyedGov. John Hickenlooper has issued an executive order calling for marijuana contaminated with unapproved pesticides to be held and destroyed.