December 27, 2016
Orange hued river water due to an accidental spill of toxic mine waste by the EPA. Photo/Adobe stock image
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Navajo Nation farmers still suffering 16 months after three million gallons of mining waste flowed into San Juan River
The Navajo Nation is seeking more than $160 million in damages and for alleged ongoing injuries caused by the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill, which released millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into one of the tribe’s significant waterways.