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ReasonThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said that a cleanup team was working with heavy equipment Wednesday to secure an entrance to the Gold King Mine. Workers instead released an estimated 1 million gallons of mine waste into Cement Creek.

An updated estimate: now 3 million gallons.

Some people argue that the government needs to be in charge of environmental matters, because private corporations will inevitably pollute by mistake or malice. Well, government agencies will also inevitably pollute by mistake or malice, too. Government is not magic.

This entry was published Tue Aug 11 10:13:55 CDT 2015 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2015-08-11 10:13:55.0. [Tweet]

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