EPA Toxic River Spill

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials, a Colorado mayor, and a geochemist and other witnesses testified at hearing on the toxic river… read more

EPA Toxic River Spill Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials, a Colorado mayor, and a geochemist and other witnesses testified at hearing on the toxic river spill caused by the EPA and one of its contractors near the closed Gold King Mine in Silverton, Colorado. The rupture released 3 million gallons of waste water from the mine into the Animas River and contained lead, arsenic, and cadmium.

The witnesses talked about the EPA’s response to and culpability for the spill, and the long-term consequences for farmers, residents, and businesses in affected areas. close

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EPA Toxic River Spill

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Program ID:
328007-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 09, 2015 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2015 | 5:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 09, 2015 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Sep 10, 2015 | 10:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 11, 2015 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 11, 2015 | 12:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2015 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 14, 2015 | 5:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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