Gold King Mine spill

Flurry of legislation introduced in wake of Gold King Mine blowout

In the six months since the Gold King Mine blowout, congressional leaders have attempted to move forward with several bills addressing the spill and other issues associated with leaking abandoned...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will the Animas River run orange again?

The estimated 3 million gallons of orange sludge from the Gold King Mine moved through Durango in about three days, and it left behind a layer of heavy metals that drew concern for this spring’s...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gold King owner: Future uncertain

The ongoing conflict between the Environmental Protection Agency and the owner of the Gold King Mine shows no signs of slowing in 2016, with a land-use agreement set to expire in March. The two...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Waiting for Superfund

DENVER – State remediation, hazardous materials and waste management officials believe that a Superfund listing would provide the best resources to tackle leaking mines in the Upper Animas River...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will fears of stigma from Gold King Mine blowout remain?

The Durango Area Tourism Office shared a figure in November: If media coverage of the Gold King Mine blowout were quantified in advertising dollars, the total would amount to a $4 million ad...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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