EPA stabilizes Gold King, faces rising Colorado desire for fish-friendly clean water

The action this summer in the mine-scarred mountains above Silverton is raising expectations that, whatever final fix may be made at the Gold King, it will build momentum for dealing with toxic mines elsewhere. science news Continue reading EPA stabilizes Gold King, faces rising Colorado desire for fish-friendly clean water

EPA targets problem-plagued Colorado May Day project to revive mining

Colorado still harbors hopes of revived mining with state regulators backing a problem-plagued May Day project west of Durango that this week became the target of an Environmental Protection Agency lawsuit alleging desecration of mountain wetlands. If problems are fixed, the state natural resources officials said, Wildcat Mining Corp. of Florida could still move ahead with extraction of gold, silver and other minerals. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading EPA targets problem-plagued Colorado May Day project to revive mining