Truck Crash Spills More Waste From Colorado Mine Into CreekA truck hauling waste from a Colorado mine — the source of a 2015 spill that polluted rivers in three states— crashed into a creek on Monday.
EPA Lays Out Next Steps To Clean Up Southwest Colorado MinesThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday laid out the next steps it will take to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in southwestern Colorado, including dredging contaminated sediment from streambeds and digging ditches to divert water away from tainted rocks and soil.
Health Risk Report Delayed At Colorado Mining Superfund SiteThe U.S. Environmental Protection agency has delayed a report on the human health risks of wastewater draining from southwestern Colorado mines.
EPA Fires Back At Critics Over Colorado Mine WastewaterThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is firing back at a mining company that accused the agency of letting untreated mine wastewater get into a southwestern Colorado river.
EPA Considers Relocating Sludge From Gold King MineThe Environmental Protection Agency is considering hauling sludge from the Gold King Mine to a location about 70 miles away.
Mining Company Challenges EPA Order For Superfund Site StudyA mining company is formally challenging an Environmental Protection Agency order to pay for an investigation of underground water flows at a Colorado Superfund site.
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.
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.