EPA Releases Mine Waste Into Colorado's Animas River

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EPA mine

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The Environmental Protection Agency unintentionally released about a million gallons of yellow sludge from a Colorado mine into the Animas River on Thursday. Officials downstream blasted the agency for not initially taking the spill more seriously.

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Science

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Friday, August 7, 2015

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