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EPA Lays Out First Steps To Clean Up Gold King Mine | KUNC

2018-6-15 · The interim plan focuses on controlling or removing contaminants at 26 sites including mine waste piles, ponds and rivers. The cleanup will eventually cover 48 mining sites. The cleanup was prompted by a massive 2015 spill at the Gold King mine near Silverton.

The Gold King Mine Has Been Leaking Since 2015. Here''s ...

2020-9-23 · Agency has now provided $5,255,202 in grants and reimbursements connected to the 2015 incident. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it will award more than $1,155,000 to reimburse states, tribes and local governments for their response costs associated with the August 5, 2015 Gold King Mine release near Silverton, Colo.

Gold King Mine release (2015): USGS water-quality data …

2018-5-10 · On August 5, 2015, U.S. EPA was conducting an investigation of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. While excavating as part of the investigation, water began leaking from the mine tunnel, and about three million gallons of water and sediment were released into Cement Creek, a tributary of the Animas River. The USGS provided pre- and post-release water …

New Mexico sues Colorado over huge 2015 mine waste spill

2016-6-23 · New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its neighbor to the north should be held responsible for the contamination caused by the 2015 Gold King Mine spill as well as decades of toxic ...

Gold King Mine Spill

2021-11-30 · On August 5, 2015, EPA was conducting an investigation of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado, to: assess the on-going water releases from the mine, assess the feasibility of further mine remediation. While excavating above the old adit, pressurized water began leaking above the mine tunnel, spilling about three million gallons of water ...

GOLD KING MINE – WATERSHED FACT SHEET

2021-6-25 · GOLD KING MINE – WATERSHED FACT SHEET Site Names: Upper Animas Watershed, Upper Cement Creek City: Silverton County: San Juan Location: latitude: 37.8945° N; longitude: 107.6384° W; approximately 11,000 feet elevation HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: The Gold King Mine (GKM) was discovered by Olaf Nelson in 1887, with operations continuing until …

EPA Causes Massive Spill of Mining Waste Water in …

2015-8-8 · The EPA says it was using heavy machinery to investigate pollutants at the Gold King Mine on Wednesday morning when it accidentally released an estimated 1 million gallons of mining waste into a ...

Colo. Gold King Mine Continues To Leak Waste As Winter ...

2015-10-27 · Colo. Gold King Mine Continues To Leak Waste As Winter Sets In The EPA is racing to secure the site of the Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado. This summer, the agency accidentally released 3 ...

EPA: We misjudged pressure in gold mine before spill

2015-8-11 · EPA: We misjudged pressure in gold mine before spill. GOLD KING MINE, COLO. — As 3 million gallons of heavy-metal laden water made its way into Utah and headed west to Lake Powell, Environmental ...

Gold King Mine Waste Water Spill

2015-11-25 · The 2015 Gold King Mine waste water spill is a 2015 environmental disaster at the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. On August 5, 2015, EPA personnel along with workers for Environmental Restoration LLC (a Fenton, Missouri, company under EPA contract to mitigate pollutants from the closed mine) caused the release of toxic wastewater when attempting to …

Category:2015 Gold King Mine waste water spill

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Mine waste discolors Animas River, which saw 2015 Gold ...

2019-10-11 · In 2015, an EPA-led crew accidentally triggered a blowout at the Gold King Mine that sent a 3-million-gallon torrent of mustard-colored wastewater into the Animas, contaminating rivers in Colorado ...

Gold King Mine spill: EPA says it won''t pay $1.2 billion ...

2017-1-13 · The August 2015 spill at the Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado released 3 million gallons of wastewater tainted with iron, aluminum, manganese, lead, copper and other metals.

The Gold King Mine Has Been Leaking Since 2015. Here''s ...

Gold King Mine release (2015): USGS water-quality data and ...

Emergency Response to August 2015 Release from Gold …

2021-7-14 · Description of August 5, 2015 release of contaminated waters from the Gold King Mine into Cement Creek and the Animas River, and the resulting emergency response remediation efforts, including monitoring of affected waterways.

EPA''s Toxic Mine Spill Could Cost Taxpayers $28 Billion To ...

2015-8-19 · The right-leaning American Action Forum estimates the total cost for responding to the Gold King Mine Spill could range from $338 million to $27.7 billion based on the federal government''s own cost-benefit analyses for cleaning up toxic waste and oil spills. "There is no direct precedent for the toxic Animas River spill in Colorado and past ...

Gold King mine spill affecting New Mexico 4 years later

2019-8-5 · Gold King mine spill ''still hurting'' New Mexico 4 years later. ALBUQUERQUE – Environmental Protection Agency contractors triggered the release of three million gallons of yellow wastewater from the Gold King Mine in southwest Colorado into the Animas and San Juan rivers on Aug. 5, 2015.