State lawmakers consider tougher financial oversight on hard-rock mining

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State lawmakers consider tougher financial oversight on hard-rock mining

Bill would end self-bonding and require companies to demonstrate financial fortitude
Wastewater pours out of the Gold King Mine above Silverton. Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban the practice of self-bonding and require hard rock mining companies demonstrate they can pay to treat polluted water should a mishap occur.

State lawmakers consider tougher financial oversight on hard-rock mining

Wastewater pours out of the Gold King Mine above Silverton. Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban the practice of self-bonding and require hard rock mining companies demonstrate they can pay to treat polluted water should a mishap occur.
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