South Platte River
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.
Colorado is reopening most of the flood-damaged State Wildlife Areas Wednesday.
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.
Investigators are working to identify human remains found in a remote area north of Deckers.
More spills are emerging from a Colorado oil patch ravaged by flooding as soggy conditions continue to hamper attempts to inspect the damage.