Author: Cindy Yurth

Another mine spills into Animas

Both the New Mexico Environment Department and the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management reported today that they were notified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of a wastewater spill from the Silver Wing Mine in the area of Eureka Gulch, north of Silverton, Colorado, which occurred Wednesday afternoon.

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After hearing complaints, RDC to revisit NPL permits

The ranchers complained that the regulations — developed over the last three years by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in conjunction with a committee of the grazing representatives of the 14 affected chapters — were too draconian, or in the words of Piñon Chapter President Bessie Allen, “ridiculous.”

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