EPA administrator Gina McCarthy said during her Wednesday visit to Durango that the Animas River is back to pre-spill conditions, although other agency officials said the Gold King Mine continues to emit 500 to 700 gallons per minute.
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EPA administrator Gina McCarthy said during her Wednesday tour that water samples tested by agency scientists show that the river is back to its "pre-event conditions."
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