50M gallons of polluted water pours daily from US mine sites

Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and ponds without being treated.

That torrent is poisoning aquatic life and tainting water supplies in Montana, California, Colorado, Oklahoma, and at least five other states.

LINK (via: The Independent Record)

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