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This week on The Daily Beat: We speak with activists and environmental specialists on America’s polluted waterways.
Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday August 13, 2015: We speak with an environmentalist on the recent Gold King Mine defunct that has lead to a massive contamination of the Animas River and Colorado River.
The EPA has taken full responsibility and announced it was temporarily ceasing work at other mines to avoid a repeat.
Water tainted with heavy metal gushed from Gold King into the nearby Animas River, turning it a solid mustard color. It flowed downstream for dozens of miles crossing state lines. It made life miserable for thousands who depend on the river water.
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