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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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Feds won’t press Gold King Mine spill criminal case, angering senators

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.