Colorado River Contamination

Premiere DateAug 13, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:32 The Daily Beat pt. 1 EPA
06:25 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Levels of clean up
10:23 The Daily Beat Outro
10:33 Blue Blades  Lily & Madeleine
14:47 Finish

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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.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…