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The spill in the Animas River (credit: The Durango Herald)

Navajo Nation President Poised To OK River Water For Crops

Federal officials say the quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway.

08/20/2015

Animas River (credit: La Plata County)

Interior Department To Lead Review Of Colorado River Spill

The Interior Department will lead a review of the Colorado mine spill that tainted rivers in three western states.

08/19/2015

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Interior Department To Lead Review Of Colorado River Spill

The Interior Department will lead a review of the Colorado mine spill that tainted rivers in three western states.

08/19/2015

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Venture Inside Gold King Mine, Source Of Animas River Spill

CBS4 got the first look inside the source of the toxic spill on the Animas River, at the Gold King Mine where millions of gallons of contaminated water were released.

08/19/2015

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Colorado Already Has Methane Curbs Tougher Than Proposal

Strict limits on methane emissions passed a year ago in Colorado mean the state’s energy producers will not be affected by the federal government’s new plan to crack down on the powerful greenhouse gas.

08/18/2015

The Animas River (credit: CBS)

Ben Carson Visits Colorado To See Mine That Spilled Waste

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is visiting Colorado to see the aftermath of the mining wastewater spill in the Animas River.

08/18/2015

Animas River (credit: CBS)

Utah Lawmakers To Be Briefed On Massive Mine Waste Spill

State lawmakers are expected to be briefed on a massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine that sent toxic wastewater flowing into Utah and at least two other states.

08/18/2015

Animas River (credit: La Plata County)

EPA Watchdog Investigating Toxic Mine Spill In Colorado

The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the cause of a massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine that unleashed 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater into rivers.

08/17/2015

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Durango Holds Parade To Celebrate Re-Opening Of Animas River

Rafters and tubers as well as landlubbers are being invited to participate in a parade to celebrate the re-opening of the Animas River through Durango.

08/17/2015

Animas River (credit: La Plata County)

Critics Of Carbon Regulations Using Mine Spill To Skewer EPA

Authorities say rivers tainted by last week’s massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine are starting to recover, but for the Environmental Protection Agency the political fallout from the disaster could linger.

08/15/2015

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