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Water flows through a series of sediment retention ponds built to reduce heavy metal and chemical contaminants from the Gold King Mine outside Silverton, Colorado in 2015. New Mexico and the U.S. government have reached a $32 million settlement over the 2015 mine spill that polluted rivers in three western states. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

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New Mexico and the U.S. government have reached a $32 million settlement over a 2015 mine spill that polluted rivers in three western states.

By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press June 21, 2022