United States: Water pollution: Acid drainage not just a mine issue anymore

Globe and Mail: Colorado's Snake River carves a swift path from snowmelt sources in the Rocky Mountains through decaying remnants of the state's more-than-century-old mining history and the heart of its busy winter resort region before spilling into the Blue River and eventually feeding the Colorado. The Snake's waters are pulled in all directions. Plagued by mining pollution, siphoned by local towns and ski developments, and prodded by fishermen and scientists, the river has become a poster child for how competing......

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