FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency contractors repair damage at the site of the Gold King mine spill of toxic wastewater outside Silverton, Colo. The Gold King and other mines in the area are now part of a Superfund cleanup project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday, June 14, 2018, it plans to take a series of interim cleanup steps at some of the sites while it searches for a longer-term solution.
FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency contractors repair damage at the site of the Gold King mine spill of toxic wastewater outside Silverton, Colo. The Gold King and other mines in the area are now part of a Superfund cleanup project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday, June 14, 2018, it plans to take a series of interim cleanup steps at some of the sites while it searches for a longer-term solution. Brennan Linsley, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency contractors repair damage at the site of the Gold King mine spill of toxic wastewater outside Silverton, Colo. The Gold King and other mines in the area are now part of a Superfund cleanup project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday, June 14, 2018, it plans to take a series of interim cleanup steps at some of the sites while it searches for a longer-term solution. Brennan Linsley, File AP Photo

EPA lays out next steps to clean up southwest Colorado mines

June 14, 2018 03:21 PM