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Chairman Bishop Letter to Director Ashe

TO: The Honorable Dan Ashe

FROM: Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop

Dear Director Ashe:

On August 5, 2015, an Environmental Protection Agency-led crew ("EPA") discharged 3 million gallons of contaminated water from the Gold King Mine, located in San Juan County, Colorado into the Animas and the San Juan River systems. 

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