South Platte River
Crews have been working on cleaning up after six cars of a train derailed.
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.
There are allegations that a company is filling a popular swimming and kayaking area in Denver with dangerous pollutants.
Police in Englewood have released the identity of a man who was found dead in the South Platte River last Wednesday.
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.
It was a chilling payoff to a bet over the Super Bowl on Thursday.
Northeast Denver is the focus of a huge multi-million dollar redevelopment project.
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.
Suncor reached a settlement with the government to replace natural resources lost in a 2011 benzene spill.
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.