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.
Mine Company: EPA Is Worsening Colorado Water PollutionA mining company accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday of failing to operate a treatment plant at full capacity, allowing a huge volume of polluted mine wastewater to reach a southwestern Colorado river.
Health Study Planned After Firefighting Foam Tainted WaterResearchers said Thursday they will study contamination levels in the blood of about 200 Colorado residents whose drinking water was tainted by firefighting foam from an Air Force base.
Oil Company Says It's Trying To Meet Clean-Air RegulationsAn energy company accused of air pollution violations in Colorado says it's trying to comply with government regulations and is disappointed that state and federal agencies went to court seeking fines.
Lamborn Says EPA May Reconsider Colorado Storm Water SuitU.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to drop a lawsuit against Colorado Springs over contaminated runoff that affects Pueblo County and downstream agriculture.
Supreme Court Asks For U.S. Government's View On Mine Spill SuitThe U.S. Supreme Court asked the Justice Department on Monday to weigh in on New Mexico's lawsuit against Colorado over a mine waste spill that polluted rivers in both states and in Utah.
Air Force May Have Inadvertently Released PFCs Into Drinking WaterChemicals found in wells near the Peterson Air Force Base may have started from drilling for soil samples.
Colorado: Water Contamination Likely Came From Military BaseThe military says firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals may have been released from an Air Force base near two Colorado communities where the chemicals were detected in drinking water systems.
Navajo Nation Sues Feds Over Massive 2015 Colorado Mine SpillLeaders of one of the nation's largest American Indian tribes blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as their attorneys sued Tuesday, claiming negligence in the cleanup of a massive mine waste spill.
Navajo Nation Plans To Sue Over Massive Mine Waste SpillOne of the nation's largest American Indian tribes is planning to sue over damages caused by a massive mine waste spill in southwestern Colorado.
New Mexico Again Criticizes EPA Over Handling Of Mine SpillNew Mexico again criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday over a massive mine waste spill that tainted rivers in three states, accusing the agency of lying about the seriousness of the blowout.
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.