THE GOLD KING MINE BLOWOUT IN ONE PAGE

 

The Environmental Protection Agency has been tirelessly criticized by lawmakers, environmental advocates and state residents since it accidentally caused a 3 million gallon toxic sludge release from a mine into Colorado waterways in August 2015. Catch up on the basics of the Gold King Mine blowout with Bloomberg BNA’s one-page explainer below.

 

Gold King Mine one pager

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