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Gold King Mine Spill

Added by yongli on 06/18/2021 - 17:06, last changed on 06/18/2021 - 17:08
Around 10:30 am on August 5, 2015, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) crew ruptured a plug of rock and soil at the Gold King Mine north of Silverton , releasing an estimated 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater. This water ran into Cement Creek, a tributary of the Animas River , and...
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