Colorado health officials say there is no public health danger from chemicals leaking into groundwater in Parachute but dozens of people had questions about the incident.
Colorado health officials say a natural gas liquids leak that contaminated Parachute Creek has not affected public health and residents are in no imminent danger.
The Williams Co. has detected benzene in Parachute Creek, close to where it reported finding natural gas liquids near its natural gas processing plant in Parachute last month.
The gas company that found loose hydrocarbons near Parachute Creek in western Colorado says a failed pressure gauge was the source of the gas liquids.
State officials say liquid hydrocarbons that have been seeping into the ground at a western Colorado gas field have affected a larger area than initially believed.
Oil company workers looking for the source of a liquid hydrocarbon found near Parachute Creek are focusing on a valve box for a pipeline carrying natural gas liquids away from a natural gas plant.
Local officials in Parachute are confident the flow of an oil-like liquid near a natural gas processing plant will not affect the town’s water.
Crews are working to contain and clean up an underground oil spill that has contaminated around 1,400 barrels of groundwater in western Colorado.
Crews are trying to contain a major oil spill north of the town of Parachute.
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