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People kayak in the Animas River near Durango, Colo., Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in water colored from a mine waste spill. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said that a cleanup team was working with heavy equipment Wednesday to secure an entrance to the Gold King Mine. Workers instead released an estimated 1 million gallons of mine waste into Cement Creek, which flows into the Animas River. (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Animas River Runs Yellow with Toxic Waste in Colorado

  The accidental release of 3 million gallons of toxic waste water from the Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado into the Animas River has[Read More…]

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