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Navajos Sue EPA Over Gold King Spill

On August 16, the Navajo Nation filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency and more than a dozen other entities, alleging mismanagement of Colorado’s shuttered Gold King mine. The suit says that 440 tons of metals spilled out when the mine’s seal was accidentally broken; three million gallons of toxic sludge colored the Animas River bright yellow before flowing into the San Juan River and Navajo lands. The suit is one of several actions the federal agency faces following the 2015 debacle, including a criminal investigation by its own inspector general. In addition, the State of New Mexico has sued the EPA and the State of Colorado over spill.
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