Official Disputes Critic Of Nuke Plant CleanupA U.S. official harshly criticized a Colorado health officer who questioned the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant that was converted into a wildlife refuge and expressed doubt about whether the government's assurances about the site could be trusted.
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.
Gold King Mine Owner Worries About Another Toxic SpillThe head of the EPA toured the Gold King Mine on Friday. Two years ago, that same mine burst with toxic materials.
Gold King Mine Meeting Turns Into Focus On Health Care, GOPThe head of the EPA toured the site of the Gold King Mine near Silverton on Friday but the meeting after the tour quickly turned when voters took a detour from the topic to focus on health care, the GOP and climate change.
Lawmakers Want EPA To Pay For Toxic SpillColorado lawmakers want the federal government to pay for the costs related to a toxic spill in the southwest corner of the state that also impacted New Mexico.
U.S. Clears Way For Cleanup Of Gold King Mine After SpillA Colorado mine that spilled 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater into rivers in three Western states has been designated a Superfund site.
Gold King Mine Spill Now Under A Criminal InvestigationThe Office of Inspector General for the Environmental Protection Agency has revealed that a criminal investigation is underway into the Gold King Mine disaster.
Navajo Nation Endorses Superfund Cleanup Of Colorado MinesThe Navajo Nation has formally endorsed a Superfund cleanup of southwestern Colorado mines, including one that released millions of gallons of wastewater into a river on Navajo land.
Few Comment Before Deadline On Colorado Mines Superfund PlanTime is up for people to comment on a proposed Superfund cleanup for leaking mines in southwestern Colorado, and not many have spoken up.
Superfund Plan For Colorado Mines Stirs Few Protests NowA proposal to deploy the powerful Superfund program to clean up leaky Colorado mines — including one that unleashed millions of gallons of wastewater last year — isn't stirring up much passion, despite formidable resistance in the past.
EPA Proposes Adding Colorado Mines To Superfund ListNearly 50 mining sites in southwestern Colorado, including one that spilled a torrent of wastewater into New Mexico and Utah last summer, are a bit closer to getting funding for a comprehensive cleanup.
Colorado Set To Endorse Superfund Cleanup Of Old MinesGov. John Hickenlooper is expected to take a key step toward launching a federally funded cleanup of 48 old mining sites, endorsing a Superfund zone that includes a mine that sent wastewater into rivers in three states last August.