EPA Installs Barrier, Valve In Mine That Spilled Toxic WasteThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is installing a barrier and valve inside an inactive Colorado mine to prevent another surge of toxic wastewater like a 2015 blowout that contaminated rivers in three states.
AP: Toxic Waste Sites FloodedLong a center of the nation's petrochemical industry, the Houston metro area has more than a dozen such Superfund sites, designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as being among America's most intensely contaminated places. Many are now flooded, with the risk that waters were stirring dangerous sediment.
Cleanup In Pueblo A National Priority, EPA SaysThe EPA says cleanup in Pueblo is a national priority.
Utah Seeking $1.9 Billion From EPA Over Mine-Waste SpillUtah officials have confirmed the state is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for $1.9 billion in damages after the EPA inadvertently triggered a multistate spill from an old gold mine in Colorado.
EPA: No Mine Spill Compensation For Groups That File SuitThe Environmental Protection Agency says it can't reconsider multimillion-dollar damage claims from the state of New Mexico and the Navajo Nation over a mine wastewater spill because both have sued the agency.
Gold King Mine Owner Worries About Another Toxic SpillThe head of the EPA toured the Gold King Mine on Friday. Two years ago, that same mine burst with toxic materials.
Gold King Mine Meeting Turns Into Focus On Health Care, GOPThe head of the EPA toured the site of the Gold King Mine near Silverton on Friday but the meeting after the tour quickly turned when voters took a detour from the topic to focus on health care, the GOP and climate change.
Cleanup Plans Proposed For Colorado's Eagle Mine SiteState and federal officials have proposed two cleanup initiatives for the existing Eagle Mine Superfund site in the Colorado mountains.
Oil Company Says It's Trying To Meet Clean-Air RegulationsAn energy company accused of air pollution violations in Colorado says it's trying to comply with government regulations and is disappointed that state and federal agencies went to court seeking fines.
Potentially Steep Pollution Fines For Colorado Oil ProducerThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state regulators are pursuing potentially steep fines of more than $100,000 a day against an oil and gas company for alleged air pollution violations at dozens of the company's oil tanks in a Colorado oil field.
Authorities Halt Testing Of PFCs Plume, Blame No EPA FundingOfficials confirmed Colorado health authorities have stopped monitoring the plume of groundwater contaminated with PFCs at levels exceeding a federal health advisory limit that is spreading south.
Investigators: EPA Had No Rules For Working At Risky MinesThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had no rules for working around old mines when the agency inadvertently triggered a massive spill from a Colorado mine that polluted rivers in three states, government investigators said Monday.