Mine Pollution

(credit: Angie Wingerd/Ignited Imagery) The Animas River at Bakers Bridge on Sunday afternoon shows changes in the color of contaminated water from the Gold King Mine blowout near Silverton. The water is cleared up to an extent since Thursday, when it was a deeper orange color from metals. The plume of contaminants has moved into Utah.

3 Million Gallons Of Metal-Laden Water Reaches Animas River, Worried Residents Await Information

Gov. John Hickenlooper is preparing a State of Emergency for the areas in southwest Colorado along the Animas River. Both the town of Durango and La Plata County have already issued their own emergency orders.

08/10/2015

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Udall Takes Up Mine Pollution Issue

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is trying to find better legal ways to clean up abandoned mines in the West.

02/13/2012

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