Hurriedly constructed retention ponds, built in an attempt to contain and treat the water spilling from the Gold King Mine.
Orange appears to be a recurring theme for us lately.
Over a week ago (!), the EPA (technically, one of their contractors) turned the Animas River in Colorado a putrid curry orange, when they spilled into the river a tremendous amount of contaminated waste water from a defunct mine. This “accident” happened while the EPA was allegedly trying to prevent a spill and “clean up” a mine that’s been inactive for over 90 years. Their bone-headed blunder is raising many questions in the blogosphere.
Heck of a job, Barry!!!
Posted in Corruption, Environment, Open Threads, Pending Legislation & Lawsuits
Tagged American Tunnel, Animas River, Animas River Stakeholders Group, Cement Creek, Clean Water Act, Cloward and Piven, Durango, Environmental Restoration LLC, EPA, Gold King Mine, Hardrock Mining Reform and Reclamation Act, Hickenlooper, Mogul, Navajo Nation, Red and Bonita Mine, Rep Raul Grijalva AZ - D, Silverton, Superfund, Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act