November 1, 2016
The Animas River ran yellow with toxin-tainted water last August after the accidental release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from the abandoned Gold King Mine near Durango, Colorado. Photo courtesy Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department
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Lawmakers on Monday questioned the Justice Department’s decision not to prosecute officials in connection with the Gold King Mine spill, which dumped nearly 3 million gallons of toxins into the Animas River last year.