Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday personally inspected the Animas River after the massive spill of wastewater.
Townspeople watching millions of gallons of orange-colored mine waste flow through their communities demanded clarity Tuesday about possible long-term threats to their water supply.
Colorado’s governor is visiting a stretch of river contaminated by yellow wastewater that spilled from an abandoned mine.
The now notorious orange plume is clearing in Durango, but the problems the toxic sludge left behind go far beyond the yellow tinge on river rocks still visible from downtown.
The Animas River in southwestern Colorado will remain closed at least another week after millions of gallons of mine waste spilled into the river.
The latest in the mine spill into the Animas River:
The jury in the Aurora theater shooting trial could not reach a unanimous decision on the death penalty so he will spend the rest of his life in prison.
How does the death penalty work in Colorado?
Colorado now has tougher penalties for repeat drunk drivers.
Work is underway on Google’s new campus in Boulder, and with it will come hundreds of jobs.