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.

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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…

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