Oil Spills

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

Colorado On Alert For More Spills In Flooded Oilfields

Coloradans watched for more spills in flooded oilfields as crews waited for the waters to recede so they could begin cleanup operations.

09/21/2013

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

New Oil Spills Found As Flood Delays Cleanup

More spills were revealed Friday in a Colorado oil field swamped by floodwaters as cleanup efforts remained stalled due to high waters and regulators cautioned that more oil releases were likely to be found in coming days.

09/20/2013

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

New Flood-Related Oil Spills Reported In Colorado

More spills were revealed Friday in a Colorado oilfield swamped by floodwaters as cleanup efforts remained stalled due to high waters and regulators cautioned that more oil releases were likely to be found in coming days.

09/20/2013

(credit: CBS)

Union Pacific, EPA Reach $1.5M Spill Settlement

Federal officials and Union Pacific Railroad have agreed to a $1.5 million settlement over oil and coal spills in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah.

02/09/2012

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