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Into the Void: Mapping Abandoned Mines in 3D

Robert Hughes stopped his maroon SUV in the middle of Espy Street, turning on his flashers to let drivers know he might be there for a while. He knelt by an uncovered hole in the street, about the diameter of …

New Rule May Help Clean Up Polluting Old Mines

A new federal policy should protect “good Samaritan” groups from liability if they try to stanch dangerous chemicals leaking from abandoned mining sites in the Colorado mountains and beyond, environmental officials say. The Denver Post reported Sunday that the Environmental …