DENVER
11/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Democrats scotch Lamborn's Leadville Mine Tunnel bill







LEADVILLE- Citizens here will continue to wait for the federal government to take responsibility for a mine drainage tunnel running through town and brimming with contaminated water.

Portal to the Leadville Drainage tunnel

Portal to the Leadville Drainage tunnel

A U.S. House bill ordering the Bureau of Reclamation to pump and clean the contaminated water in the Leadville Mine Drainage


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