07/21/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Uranium Mine Cleanup Gets Rejected

DENVER (AP) ― State regulators have rejected a plan by Cotter Corp. to clean up contamination from a closed uranium mine that has flowed into a creek that feeds a Denver-area reservoir.

The Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety said Thursday it doesn't believe the plan would prevent uranium from contaminating Ralston Reservoir, which supplies some of the Denver area's drinking water.

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