EPA To Be Sued Over Toxic Waste That The Agency Poured Into Animas River

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By Evelyn Pringle – Natural News

(NaturalNews) On January 14, 2016, officials in New Mexico filed their intent to sue the EPA and the owners of two Colorado mines whose mine waste poured into the Animas River – a tributary of the San Juan and Colorado rivers. The officials also claim the EPA is working with Colorado “to support its own woefully inadequate monitoring plan, which fails to address critical environmental and public health issues, and only serves to limit liability.”

EPA workers accidentally caused a blowout at the Gold King Mine on August 5, 2015, and 3 million gallons of wastewater flowed into the Animas River, and then into the San Juan River, leaving poisoned, contaminated water in New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona, as well as land used by two American Indian tribes, the Navajo and the Ute.

Continue reading at Natural News: EPA To Be Sued Over Toxic Waste That The Agency Poured Into Animas River

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