Megan Graham

Testing the Animas River’s water quality is a complex task

Has Animas River spring runoff been normal? Is normal safe? Definitely. Not. Got it?

Late spring in the West means surging creeks and rivers. As water flows rapidly increase, so does the water’s turbidity and discoloration.

Still reeling from the psychological impact of seeing our river turn orange, many in our community...

Dan Olson is the executive director of San Juan Citizens Alliance. He can be reached at

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