River turned into mustard color for miles after EPA’s toxic metal water contamination
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
August 11, 2015
Durango, Colorado – EPA spilled 3M gallons of mining toxic metal contaminated water into the Animas River in Colorado, long term environmental disaster effect expected.
The Navajo Nation to file federal lawsuit against EPA for river contamination, New Mexico declared a disaster also. River front businesses have lost millions of dollars daily due to the metal toxic contamination.
People have lost the use of river water for crops, water wells contaminated, cooking and showering water banned. Fish, birds and wildlife contaminated for over one hundred miles.