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McCain Demands Criminal Probe of EPA for Gold King Mine Spill on Navajo Land


Arizona Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., are accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of neglect for the agency’s response to Navajo communities after a Colorado mine spill polluted the San Juan River last August.

“Native people here in Arizona deserve better answers,” McCain said during a U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight hearing last week. He called for an investigation.



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