Experts to speak on New Mexico livestock protection after mine spill

Mine Waste Leak

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – People who live in one part of New Mexico have a chance to hear how the state is protecting their crops and livestock.

State experts are set to brief residents on how they can safeguard against residue from the Gold King Mine Spill. More than six months after an EPA clean-up triggered release of toxic wastewater there are still heavy metals left in the watershed.

One of the speakers specializes in plant and environmental science, the other in agriculture.

Monday’s meeting takes place at San Juan College in the Henderson Center at 5 p.m. as part of the Citizen’s Advisory meeting.

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