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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

Vice President Joe Biden at a news conference in Greeley on Monday after touring flooding around Colorado (credit: CBS)

Biden Vows Flood Relief Won’t Shut Down

Vice President Joe Biden is promising residents that aid for areas devastated by massive flooding in Colorado won’t stop even if the federal government shuts down.

09/24/2013

Bill Dinis of Wiggins, Colorado walks up to the edge of flood waters from the South Platte River as it washes over Morgan County Road 1 September 14, 2013 near Wiggins, Colorado.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Flooding Continues Along South Platte In Nebraska

Record flooding continues in western and central Nebraska as the water that inundated Colorado flows east, but it appeared to cause few major problems because communities were able to prepare.

09/22/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado On Alert For More Spills In Flooded Oilfields

Coloradans watched for more spills in flooded oilfields as crews waited for the waters to recede so they could begin cleanup operations.

09/21/2013

A dump truck sits in standing flood water from the South Platte River on September 14, 2013 in La Salle, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns. The historic flooding forced thousands to evacuate the area and more rain is predicted through the weekend. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Nebraska Officials Urge People To Stay Clear Of Flood

State officials urged residents on Friday to avoid the contaminated floodwater pouring into western Nebraska from Colorado, while offering assurances that the flood posed no immediate threat to cities, railroad lines or Interstate 80.

09/20/2013

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