La Plata County to consider comments on Superfund

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La Plata County to consider comments on Superfund

EPA also set to begin sampling water in early June
The Animas River was closed for eight days after the Aug. 5, 2015, Gold King Mine spill, which sent 3 million gallons of acidic wastewater downstream. On June 1, La Plata County commissioners will discuss sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency supporting the creation of a Superfund cleanup designation for mines in the Silverton area.

La Plata County to consider comments on Superfund

The Animas River was closed for eight days after the Aug. 5, 2015, Gold King Mine spill, which sent 3 million gallons of acidic wastewater downstream. On June 1, La Plata County commissioners will discuss sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency supporting the creation of a Superfund cleanup designation for mines in the Silverton area.
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