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Mine Spill in the Anima River, Colorado

September 28, 2015

By Yagesh Panta Sustainability Analyst Intern Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) On August 5, 2015, a mine spill occurred in the Animas River in Colorado. The spill was a result of releasing mine wastewater, and the waste, approximately three million gallons, subsequently got mixed with the river. The spill was caused by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers while conducting studies […]
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Liquid Gold: Waste Water Recycling Systems and LEED Certification

August 28, 2014

For all practical purposes, residents of the United States tend to view water as an unlimited resource. The great engineering accomplishments of Hoover Dam and Glen Canyon Dam showcased America’s ingenuity and expanding urban environments that relied upon the power and availability of water in the twentieth century. However, global warming and exploding population growth […]
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