Navajo Nation Reaches $10 Million Settlement in Lawsuit Over Gold King Mine SprillThe spill took place in southwestern Colorado in 2015 -- three million gallons of wastewater was released into rivers in three states.
Mining Company Rejects EPA Order For Superfund Cleanup Work At Gold King MineA mining company says it won't carry out cleanup work ordered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as part of a Superfund project in southwest Colorado.
EPA Will Drill Into Gold King Mine For Cleanup InvestigationThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to drill a test well into an inactive mine tunnel in southwestern Colorado to get information for a Superfund cleanup.
5th Lawsuit Filed Against EPA Over 2015 Mine Waste SpillA fifth lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a mine waste spill the agency inadvertently triggered in 2015, polluting rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
3 Years After Gold King Mine Spill, Victims Awaiting PaymentThree years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency triggered a massive mine spill that polluted rivers in three states, the federal government still has not repaid any of the victims for the millions of dollars in economic damage they claimed.
EPA Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit Over Colorado Mine SpillThe EPA said in a motion Wednesday that the court doesn't need to intervene because crews are already working on the cleanup.
Driver Cited In Crash That Spilled Mine Waste Into CreekA Colorado man has been cited for careless driving after his truck crashed and spilled treated mine waste into a creek.
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.