Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

AG Balderas, Aztec Mayor Burbridge, Farmington Mayor Roberts, Kirtland Mayor Duncan, & Officials from San Juan County, Navajo Nation & NM Environment Department to Urge Four Corners Residents to Come Forward with Claims from Gold King Mine Spill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2016

Contact: James Hallinan (505) 660-2216

Special counsel will be meeting with affected residents Tuesday and Wednesday at the San Juan County Government Center

Aztec, NM – Attorney General Hector Balderas and Four Corners, Navajo Nation and New Mexico Environment Department officials will hold a press conference on Tuesday, October 25th to urge residents who have been impacted by the Gold King Mine Spill to meet with New Mexico’s legal team. During the press conference, Attorney General Balderas will give an update on the current situation and share information with the community about further potential legal steps to be taken to make New Mexico and Four  Corners residents whole after the devastating spill. After the press conference, special counsel will be available at the San Juan County Government Center throughout the afternoon and from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Wednesday to meet with the local community and hear their stories.

WHO: Attorney General Balderas, Aztec Mayor Burbridge, Farmington Mayor Roberts, Kirtland Mayor Duncan, San Juan County officials, Navajo Nation officials, New Mexico Environment Department officials and New Mexico’s Gold King Mine Spill legal team

WHAT: AG Balderas, Aztec Mayor Burbridge, Farmington Mayor Roberts, Kirtland Mayor Duncan, and officials from San Juan County, Navajo Nation & NM Environment Department to urge Four Corners residents to come forward with claims from Gold King Mine Spill

WHERE: San Juan County Commission Chambers, 100 South Oliver Drive, Aztec, NM 87410

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 11:30 AM

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