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Oil Spills

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Panel Adopts New Spill Reporting Rules In Colorado

Colorado drilling regulators have adopted new reporting requirements for spills of oil and exploration and production waste.

12/17/2013

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Colorado Energy Regulators Weigh Stricter Spill Rules

Colorado oil and gas regulators are considering new spill rules that are stricter than those passed by state lawmakers.

12/16/2013

The waters of Boulder Creek rushes downstream September 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week has fueled widespread flooding  and evacuations in numerous Colorado towns, with the area reportedly already having received 15 inches of rain.  Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Testing Finds No Evidence Of Oil & Gas In Rivers That Flooded

Despite several oil spills that were caused by flooding the state health department says its testing found no evidence of oil and gas pollution in rivers.

10/08/2013

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

15th Oil Spill Due To Flooding Found Near Greeley

DENVER (AP) – Another oil spill due to flooding has been found in northern Colorado, bringing the total amount of oil released in and near the South Platte River to about 43,000 gallons, state regulators […]

10/02/2013

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

Colorado Drilling Regulators Warn Of Damaged Tanks

People are being warned to stay away from oil and gas production equipment damaged in Colorado’s flooding as state regulators assess damage to drilling sites.

10/02/2013

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

2 New Oil Spills Reported In Northern Colorado

Two new oil spills have been discovered as inspectors continue to survey flooding damage to oil and gas wells in Weld County.

09/30/2013

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

3 More Oil Spills From Flooding Found In Colorado

More spills are emerging from a Colorado oil patch ravaged by flooding as soggy conditions continue to hamper attempts to inspect the damage.

09/24/2013

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

Gov. John Hickenlooper tours oil spills from flood damage near Milliken (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Tours Flood-Damaged Oil Tanks

Gov. John Hickenlooper got an up close and personal look at some of the flood damage that caused thousands of gallons of oil to escape.

09/22/2013

Don Shively took this photo of an overturned oil tank at "Platte River East of CR 19 North of Hwy 66"

The Latest Flooding News From Around Colorado

Go ahead and flush the toilet after the no-flush order in Evans has been lifted. The order lasted eight days. Now most residents and businesses can use all their facilities without restriction.

09/21/2013

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