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New Mexico seeks restoration ideas after southwestern Colorado’s 2015 Gold King Mine spill

The projects would be funded through a proposed $1 million settlement with Sunnyside Gold Corp. and its parent companies

Environment

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.

Environment

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.

Environment