The Center for Space Resources will train students on the skills and technology for the asteroid mining jobs of the future.
The EPA said this week it is making progress on reviewing about 380 claims for lost income, fallen property values and other losses.
The 2015 spill sent a yellow-orange plume of toxic heavy metals into rivers in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and on Native American lands.
The city's waterfront was housed junkyards and even a uranium mill. Now there's a brewery and townhomes, and a outdoor recreation park on the way.
The state of Colorado is set to take on the $2 million a year financial burden of a cyanide gold mine that became an environmental disaster.
The driver was not seriously injured, but about 9 cubic yards of sludge spilled into the water, officials said.
The EPA chose 26 mining sites for interim work to reduce human and environmental risks while a long-term solution is studied.
A carbon dioxide test center in Wyoming captures CO2 from burning coal before it enters the atmosphere.
Panning for gold is still a past time, one that can not only score you a few gold flakes, but a new perspective on your favorite hiking trails and city parks.