EPA announces Colorado-based office dedicated to cleaning up abandoned mines
The Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains will take charge of remediating abandoned mine lands, including the Gold King Mine in southwest Colorado
Many hoped the Gold King Mine spill would bring change. Five years later, they’re still waiting.
A congressional fix for abandoned mines remains elusive and clean up around Silverton has moved at a “snail’s pace.” Experts say the disaster shed light on problems, but didn’t drive change like they thought it would.
EPA regional chief Doug Benevento: Trust-but-verify technique proves Rocky Flats is ready for the public
Areas open to the public for biking, hiking provided security buffer for places work with nuclear materials was done