Thursday Newscast, 10/22/15, 5:32 PM

Oct 22, 2015

Newscast for Thursday, October 22, 2015, 5:32 PM:

  • New data says Colorado's teen birth rate dropped by nearly 50% between 2009 and 2014. Bente¬†Birkeland has more...
  • Government investigators squarely blame the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a 3 million gallon wastewater spill from a Colorado gold mine, saying a cleanup crew rushed its work and failed to consider the complex engineering involved, triggering the very blowout it hoped to avoid. The Interior Department probe concludes that the spill that fouled rivers in three states would have been avoided had the EPA team checked on water levels before digging into the mine.