A retired geologist wrote a letter to the local paper outlining the EPA incentives a week or two before the dam “broke”. You can read about it at ZeroHedge

A week before The EPA disastrously leaked millions of gallons of toxic waste into The Animas River in Colorado, this letter to the editor was published in The Silverton Standard & The Miner local newspaper, authored by a retired geologist detailing verbatim, how EPA would foul the Animas River on purpose in order to secure superfund money…

Bad luck or design? Well the government is involved. It could be both.

Simon’s Law:
It is unwise to attribute to malice alone that which can be attributed to malice and stupidity.

Update: 14 August 2015 2054z

Zero Hedge has an update from the geologist.