Stopping future blowouts from mine shafts is the toughest of the three goals.
Many mines pose the chronic problem of relentless pollution.
PFAs are found in some non-stick coatings, including from a firefighting foam used by the Peterson Air Force Base.
Preliminary results from the Colorado School of Mines and the Colorado School of Public Health research were shared with residents Thursday night.
More than plastic bags or straws, microplastics are perhaps the most pervasive kind of plastics pollution.
Craft brewers say it’s their duty to protect the water they use. Beer is about 90 percent water, after all.
The EPA says it won't release public comments on its interim cleanup plan for mines in southwest Colorado, until a full plan is released.
Many Rivers Brewing on the Western Slope donates 100 percent of its profits to river improvement projects.
The lawsuit was filed by 295 people and asks for about $75 million to cover lost crops and other damages.
EPA Regional Administrator Doug Benevento said the community listening session would “inform our path forward in addressing PFAS in communities.