Udall, Heinrich, Luján Applaud Inclusion of Funding in Spending Package for Monitoring Programs in Response to Gold King Mine Spill

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Applaud Inclusion of Funding in Spending Package for Monitoring Programs in Response to Gold King Mine Spill

Agreement includes $4 million in fiscal year 2019 funding for long-term water quality monitoring of the Animas River

Washington, D.C. –  Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall, Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján announced that the Fiscal Year 2019 spending package passed by Congress on February 14 includes funding for long-term water quality monitoring of the Animas River in response to the Gold King Mine Spill.

Senators Demand Answers in EPA Investigation of Mine Spill

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Senators Demand Answers in EPA Investigation of Mine Spill WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined a bipartisan group of senators, includingSens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), to urge the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) to examine a critical set of questions regarding the […]

Lujan’s Statement Following Meetings With EPA

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Lujan’s Statement Following Meetings With EPA Farmington, NM – Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District released the following statement today after participating in meetings and briefings with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy over the past two days on the Gold King Mine spill.  Luján met with McCarthy in Durango, Colorado and Farmington, New […]