Army captain awarded Medal of Honor

...Groberg first came to consciousness after the bombing. He thought he was in Germany and that the lead singer from the heavy metal band Korn was at his bedside and talking to him, Obama said."Flo thought, 'What's going on? Am I hallucinating...
Nation and World
EPA: Agency did not shirk responsibility in West mine spill

...itself more gingerly than if a private company were responsible for the spill, which sent lead, arsenic and other heavy metals rushing toward downstream communities. The spill contaminated rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, as well as...
Atomic fallout in Alaska

...radioactive than even natural uranium, but like any heavy metal, depleted uranium can cause health problems if the kidneys if ingested in large amounts. Like any heavy metal, the U.S. government has strict limits on the amount...
Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...arsenic, cadmium, lead and other heavy metals settled out as the wastewater traveled...mine and other idled mines leaking heavy metals above the old mining town of Silverton...still haul water to their homes.Heavy metals already were present in the tribe's...
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Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine of arsenic, lead and other wildlife-killing heavy metals into Cement Creek. That water runs into the Animas...three million gallons of acidic liquid laden with toxic heavy metals. Dissolved iron in the waste plume - familiar to miners...
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Probe finds EPA error caused mine spill

...the accident.The blowout tainted rivers in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and on the Navajo Nation with dangerous heavy metals including arsenic and lead, temporarily shutting down drinking water supplies and cropland irrigation.The report...
Nation and World
My Turn: BC Mines and the Taku watershed

...Tulsequah Chief mine is the major contributor of toxic heavy metals to the Tulsequah and Taku drainages during low flows...treatment plant in June 2012, and concentrations of heavy metals again skyrocketed to lethal levels. In a post-mortem...
Tulsequah Chief Mine

...operated, yet it still continues to drain acid and heavy metals into the Tulsequah and Taku Rivers.I would politely...and Taku Rivers. Nor is it known where all the toxic heavy metals are ending up. The mine owner, Chieftain Metals...
Drilling boom increases harmful spills

...environmental engineer. "Brine spills are much more difficult."In addition to extreme salinity, the fluids often contain heavy metals such as arsenic and mercury. Some ranchers said they have lost cattle that lapped up the liquids or ate tainted grass...
Nation and World
Officials downstream from Colorado mine spill demand answers

...concentrations of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Workers with the EPA accidentally...the river system to dilute the heavy metals before they pose a least since the 1990s because heavy metals from Gold King and other defunct...


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