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Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

DURANGO, Colorado - Toxic waste that gushed from a Colorado mine and threatened downstream water supplies in at least three states will continue to be dangerous when contaminated sediment gets stirred up from the river bottom, authorities said Wednesday, suggesting there is no easy fix to what could be a long-term public health risk.
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Officials downstream from Colorado mine spill demand answers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Local officials in towns downstream from where millions of gallons of mine waste spilled into a southwest Colorado river are demanding answers about possible long-term threats to the water supply.
Residents demand health answers as mine spill fouls rivers actually is, in terms of health," said Ron Cohen, a civil and environmental engineering professor at the Colorado School of Mines.Tests show some of the metals have settled to the bottom and would dissolve only if conditions became acidic...
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After the way his dream season ended last year at Montana State-Billings, Nate Strong of Tenakee Springs is just happy to have another chance at playing college basketball, even if he did have to transfer to Biola to continue his college career.
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...Brett Fairchild and Dylan Hickey. Senior Evan Tromble, who will play NCAA Division II basketball next season at Colorado School of Mines, hasn't pitched in a few years, but Ayers said Tromble is working out in the bullpen to see if he can't...
Juneau federal employees to be honored

Five Juneau Federal employees will be honored at the 29th annual Juneau Federal Employee of the Year luncheon on Wednesday, March 6 in the Treadwell Room at the Westmark Baranof Hotel. Each year the Juneau Federal Executive Association sponsors a luncheon to honor the Juneau Federal Employee of the year. Employees are nominated by their supervisor which is then forwarded to a citizen selection committee.
Village Council seeks to rescind comments on negative impact of Pebble mine in study

...The analysis of the EPA's report by Donald Macalady, professor emeritus of chemistry and geochemistry at the Colorado School of Mines, also suggested broader impacts than what the EPA looked at in its revised watershed assessment released in April...
Anelon: Did not review Pebble mine analysis before submission

...all on the same page as the village."Macalady is a professor emeritus of chemistry and geochemistry at the Colorado School of Mines, whose analysis suggested broader impacts than what the EPA looked at in its revised watershed assessment. His...
Sourcing Pebble gold could be difficult is no easy task, said Pat Taylor, a professor of chemical metallurgy and metallurgical engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. Typically, when a mine recovers gold it is sent to a refinery. The refined gold is sold as bars, coin or...

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