Animas River

Sunnyside Offers $6.5M for Mine Cleanup

According to a Durango Herald article, the largest gold producer ever in Silverton, Sunnyside Gold Corporation, has offered $6.5 million toward cleaning up toxic waste leaking from one of its mines.


Durango Animas River Corridor Management Plan--Concepts Exploration (Durango, CO)

02/16/2012 5:00 pm
02/16/2012 8:00 pm

Detailed concepts exploration at the Durango Recreation Center, Peaks Rooms (time TBD).  For additional information visit the City website at www.durangogov.org.


Durango Animas River Corridor Management Plan--Concepts Exploration (Durango, CO)

02/15/2012 5:00 pm
02/15/2012 8:00 pm

Detailed concepts exploration at the Durango Recreation Center, Peaks Rooms (time TBD).  For additional information visit the City website at www.durangogov.org.


Durango Animas River Corridor Management Plan—Issues Workshop (Durango, CO)

01/05/2012 5:00 pm
01/05/2012 8:00 pm

Issues workshop at the Durango Recreation Center, Peaks Rooms. For additional information visit the City website at www.durangogov.org.


Durango Animas River Corridor Management Plan--Open House (Durango, CO)

11/10/2011 4:00 pm
11/10/2011 8:00 pm

Open House at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, Pine Room. For additional information visit the City website at www.durangogov.org.


Durango Animas River Corridor Management Plan--Public Forum (Durango, CO)

12/07/2011 6:00 pm
12/07/2011 8:00 pm

Public Forum at the Durango Public Library, Program Rooms 1 & 2. For additional information visit the City website at www.durangogov.org


Durango Animas River Corridor Management Plan—Issues Workshop (Durango, CO)

01/04/2012 5:00 pm
01/04/2012 8:00 pm

Issues workshop at the Durango Recreation Center, Peaks Rooms. For additional information visit the City website at www.durangogov.org.


October 9, 2011--Durango’s worst flood ever (Durango Herald)

More than 100 bridges washed away. Several deaths. Railroad tracks, more than 300 miles worth, destroyed in every direction. All telegraph and telephone communications lost. Six feet of water rushing down 15th Street. Virtually all the crops in the Animas Valley destroyed. An estimated $1.5 million in damage across the region.


October 6, 2011--Gold miner offers $6.5M for cleanup (Durango Herald)

The largest gold producer ever in Silverton has offered $6.5 million toward cleaning up toxic waste leaking from one of its shuttered mines. A letter from the Sunnyside Gold Corp. was received Tuesday by the stakeholders group that has been working on cleanup since 1994.


September 6, 2011--Participation sought on Animas River plan (Durango Herald)

The city of Durango is requesting assistance from individuals to participate in the development of the Animas River Management Plan. The city is seeking community comments by completing a brief survey on river-related activities and to provide thoughts about management practices. Responses will be accepted until Sept. 30.


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