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A damaged oil tank in Weld County (credit: CBS)

2 More Oil Spills Caused By Flooding In Colorado

A total of 27,000 gallons of oil – the equivalent of about two storage tanks – have been spilled into the South Platte River from flood-damaged tanks as of Monday.

09/23/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Flooding Triggers Oil Spills, Shutdowns

Colorado’s flooding has shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state’s top petroleum patch and triggered at least two significant spills.

09/19/2013

Murphy Creek School (credit: CBS)

Aurora Residents Protest Proposed Fracking Site

Homeowners in an Aurora neighborhood scheduled a meeting on Tuesday to voice their concerns about a proposed drilling and fracking project coming near their homes.

06/05/2012

CBS4's Alan Gionet talks with Dr. Stephen Sonnenberg of the Colorado School of Mines (credit: CBS)

Billions Of Barrels Of Oil Possible Under Colorado

Wattenburg in Colorado is part of a massive expansion of oil production in the lower 48 states, resulting in a change in exports.

01/03/2012