South Platte River

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Train Derails Near La Salle In Weld County

Crews have been working on cleaning up after six cars of a train derailed.

05/09/2014

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Hundreds Of Volunteers Help Clean Up South Platte River

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock took part in the effort, which was centered at Johnson Habitat Park. He said it was Step 1 of what will be some big changes in the area.

04/26/2014

Confluence Park (credit: CBS)

Lawsuit Claims Company Dumping Dangerous Pollutants In Platte River

There are allegations that a company is filling a popular swimming and kayaking area in Denver with dangerous pollutants.

04/23/2014

Police in Englewood investigate a body found in the Platte River  (credit: CBS)

Englewood Police Release ID Of Man Found Dead In Platte River

Police in Englewood have released the identity of a man who was found dead in the South Platte River last Wednesday.

02/25/2014

An oil tank that was damaged in the flooding in Colorado in September 2013 (credit: CBS)

Colorado Weighs Need For New Oil Rules After Flood

Colorado regulators said Thursday they will consider whether new rules are needed after 13 oil spills were blamed on last September’s flood, but some county officials said the leaks were comparatively small and that the existing rules worked.

02/07/2014

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Denver Brewers Make Good On Super Bowl Bet, Jump Into The Platte

It was a chilling payoff to a bet over the Super Bowl on Thursday.

02/06/2014

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Major Economic Redevelopment Plans In The Works For Northeast Denver

Northeast Denver is the focus of a huge multi-million dollar redevelopment project.

12/07/2013

An image of the cleanup effort in Sand Creek (credit: CBS)

Suncor To Pay $1.9M To Settle Sand Creek Oil Spill Lawsuit

Suncor oil refinery operators have agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit by federal and state authorities over an oil spill that contaminated Sand Creek and the South Platte River.

11/19/2013

An image of the cleanup effort in Sand Creek (credit: CBS)

Suncor Reaches Settlement After Sand Creek Contamination

Suncor reached a settlement with the government to replace natural resources lost in a 2011 benzene spill.

11/16/2013

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Colorado No Stranger To Flooding, Extreme Conditions

Looking for a silver lining from last month’s historic and devastating floods that struck Colorado may be hard but scientists are using the disaster as a learning experience.

10/11/2013

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