Scientists Worry, Wait As Contaminated Water Approaches Glen Canyon Area

Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 3:36pm
Updated: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 1:05pm
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Glen Canyon National Recreation 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.

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