MDL Judge Rebuffs EPA's Bid To Escape Mine Spill Suit

By Andrew Westney (March 1, 2019, 9:18 PM EST) -- The New Mexico federal judge heading up the multidistrict litigation brought by Utah, New Mexico, the Navajo Nation and others over the 2015 Gold King Mine spill mostly rejected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's bid to escape the suit Thursday, leaving the government to face claims under federal environmental and tort laws....

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