03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Water Cleanup Bill In Delicate Dance With Mining Law Reform

Just outside of Central City in Colorado's Gilpin County, the historic Perigo gold mine drains metal-laden water at an average of 70 gallons per minute into a small perennial stream known as Gamble Gulch. Below the mine for six miles, the gulch is virtually devoid of life

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