Office of Natural Resources Trustee finalizes Natural Resource Restoration Plan for injuries caused by 2015 Gold King Mine Release

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The New Mexico Office of Natural Resources Trustee (ONRT) released the final Natural Resource Restoration Plan # 2 for the 2015 Gold King Mine Release. The final restoration plan commits funding for 10 natural resource restoration projects using $12 million recovered from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and EPA contractors for injuries in New Mexico resulting from the 2015 release of acid mine drainage from the Gold King Mine into the Animas and San Juan Rivers.

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