EPA asks courts to toss Navajo Nation’s lawsuit over Gold King Mine spill

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EPA asks courts to toss Navajo Nation’s lawsuit over Gold King Mine spill

Tribe seeking $130 million in damages from 2015 spill
Navajo Nation Council Delegate Davis Filfred walks along the San Juan River on Aug. 11, 2015, in Montezuma Creek, Utah, as tainted water from Gold King Mine spill is visible. The Environmental Protect Agency filed a motion Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by tribal members seeking compensation from the spill.

EPA asks courts to toss Navajo Nation’s lawsuit over Gold King Mine spill

Navajo Nation Council Delegate Davis Filfred walks along the San Juan River on Aug. 11, 2015, in Montezuma Creek, Utah, as tainted water from Gold King Mine spill is visible. The Environmental Protect Agency filed a motion Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by tribal members seeking compensation from the spill.
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