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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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Colorado Wildlife Areas Reopening After Floods

Colorado is reopening most of the flood-damaged State Wildlife Areas Wednesday.

10/09/2013

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 crew using a boat to cross the South Platte River (credit: CBS)

Human Remains Found In Remote Area Near Deckers

Investigators are working to identify human remains found in a remote area north of Deckers.

09/29/2013

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

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