Toxic River Spill in Colorado

Three million gallons of toxic water burst from an old gold mine in Colorado last week. The plume of fluorescent sludge turned the Animas River a shocking yellow as it headed downstream towards Lake Powell, the Colorado River, and California.

Credits

Guest:
Jonathan Thompson - Senior editor at High Country News. - @jonnypeace

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath