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Earthworks (blog)
Thu, 17 Sep 2015 07:06:48 -0700

But the resurgent discharge into Denver's watershed shows how difficult cleanup of old mines can be. "You're never going to walk away from these things," said Bruce Stover, director of Colorado's inactive mine reclamation program. "Things happen inside ...


Washington Times
Sun, 06 Sep 2015 10:38:12 -0700

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The ongoing fallout in New Mexico from last month's Colorado mine spill is a stark reminder that the “Land of Enchantment” has its own dangerous mines. While public officials continue to measure the damage wrought by the Gold King ...

San Angelo Standard Times

San Angelo Standard Times
Sat, 12 Sep 2015 11:00:00 -0700

Cleanup halted on 10 tainted old mines. Matthew Brown and Dan Elliott. 9:34 PM, Sep 12, 2015. energy. Associated Press file Environmental Protection Agency contractors use heavy machinery to repair damage at the site of a blowout at the Gold King Mine ...
Earthworks (blog)
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 06:07:30 -0700

"When you waste rock piles associated with old mines that have the capability of getting wet from weather," said Dr. Gail Heath, a mineral resource scientist at the University of Arizona. "And that's really the environmental impacts that we have." And ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Mon, 14 Sep 2015 07:34:15 -0700

Balvinder Kumar, of the mines ministry, told the Guardian: “There have been investigations and explorations by state governments and we believe there is gold there that can be exploited. These are some very deep and old mines. We will put about 80 ...

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:33:49 -0700

“In the late '90s, the government issued an order to blow up half a mountain near Piechowice in Lower Silesia because one guy said that the train was there. Well, it wasn't.” “And these tunnels? They could be part of any old mines,” Mr. Rdultowski said.
Longmont Times-Call
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:30:28 -0700

Orange-colored discharge is seen in a creek along Bryan Avenue in the Eldora townsite on Sept. 22. Environmental Protection Agency officials say the discharge from the Swathmore Mine won't adversely effect drinking water supplied to Boulder and ...
Hibbing Daily Tribune
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 04:06:22 -0700

6, the good citizens of Colorado awoke to a liquefied, toxic yellow stew of acids and heavy metal residue from centuries-old mines which had leaked from abandoned mine tunnels into waterways feeding the Colorado river. Incredibly, this spill was caused ...

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