Gold King Mine
The Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains will take charge of remediating abandoned mine lands, including the Gold King Mine in southwest Colorado
Court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule forcing companies to show their clean-up abilityBy The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
A Colorado author sought to add context to the Gold King Mine disaster. What he found was unexpected.By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
50 million gallons of polluted water pours daily from mine sites across the U.S., including Colorado
That torrent is poisoning aquatic life and tainting water supplies in Montana, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and at least five other states.
Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton bring new “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned mines and stoke solution for $50B problem
Congress has been debating for decades how to deal with the $50 billion problem of abandoned mines across the U.S.
The study comes after the EPA accidentally triggered a massive release of wastewater laden with toxic metals at the Gold King Mine three years ago
Three years after the Gold King Mine spill there’s no fix to leaky abandoned mines. What’s the holdup?
Today, the problem of mines leaching heavy metals into bodies of water remains, for the most part, unaddressed