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.
EPA Staffer Retires 10 Months After Spill From Colorado MineAn Environmental Protection Agency official who oversaw operations at a southwestern Colorado mine has retired 10 months after a massive spill of acidic wastewater from the mine.
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.
Few Comment Before Deadline On Colorado Mines Superfund PlanTime is up for people to comment on a proposed Superfund cleanup for leaking mines in southwestern Colorado, and not many have spoken up.
Denver Water Steps Up Lead Pipe RemovalReacting to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Denver Water is ramping up efforts to replace lead water lines.
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.
Water Treatment Plant Workers Concerned Sludge Is Causing CancerIs it a deadly coincidence or something more? Workers at the Englewood drinking water treatment facility are concerned that so many of its people have developed cancer.
New Mexico Is First To Sue EPA, Mine Owners Over 2015 SpillNew Mexico became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado mine, seeking tens of millions of dollars Monday for environmental and economic damage caused by the spill.
New Mexico Pushes For Remedies In Wake Of Mine Waste SpillThe federal government and Colorado have made little progress in remedying damage from the release of millions of gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado mine last year, New Mexico's top prosecutor charged in a pair of scathing letters sent to officials this week.
Senators Ask U.S. Attorney General For Criminal Investigation Into Gold King Mine SpillTwo senators have formally asked the U.S. Attorney General to launch a criminal investigation into the spill at Gold King Mine.
Colorado Leaders Say EPA Needs To Pay Up, Or ElseSen. Cory Gardner and Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch may introduce a bill to force the EPA to pay full compensation for the Gold King Mine spill in August 2015.
Some Are Unhappy With EPA Payment Plans For Mine Waste SpillSouthwestern Colorado officials are unhappy the Environmental Protection Agency won't pay their county for future water monitoring and other expected expenses related to a mine waste spill the EPA accidentally triggered.

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