Mining firm to pay $1.6M in Gold King settlement

The Colorado Sun reports that Sunnyside Gold Corp. has agreed to pay the State of Colorado $1.6 million to settle claims related to the 2015 blowout of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colo. The incident sent millions of gallons of water tainted with heavy metals down the Animas River into New Mexico and Utah. As part of the agreement, Sunnyside admitted no fault.

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