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Gold King Mine Release: Inspector General Response to Congressional Requests

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type

Report #17-P-0250, June 12, 2017

What Was Found

Since causing the uncontrolled release of 3 million gallons of contaminated mine water, the EPA has taken steps to improve notification to water consumers, and to minimize the possibility of similar incidents at other mine sites.

Report Materials 

Podcast: Report Overview with Tina Lovingood

Report Overview with Tina Lovingood (mp3)

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