Scientists Worry, Wait As Contaminated Water Approaches Glen Canyon Area
Scientists are watching the spill of contaminated water from an abandoned Gold King Mine in Colorado, especially downstream.
Mark Anderson is one of them — he’s an aquatic ecologist with the National Park Service, stationed at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
Anderson talked to us about what he's seen so far.
Click The Map To See The Path Of Wastewater
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