Colo. senator unveils mine cleanup bill

Geiselman, Bruce
October 2009
Waste & Recycling News;10/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p14
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The article reports that U.S. Senator Mark Udall has introduced a bill to help Good Samaritans wanting to cleanup abandoned mines. The bill would allow community groups and volunteers to obtain permits allowing them to undertake programs to reduce the pollution flowing from an abandoned mine without assuming full liability under the Clean Water Act. Udall worked with environmental groups, the mining industry and the Western Governors' Association on developing the bill.


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