PARACHUTE, Colo. (CBS4) – Crews are trying to contain a major oil spill north of the town of Parachute.
Federal authorities are working to contain liquid hydrocarbons bubbling up from the ground and they want to protect nearby Parachute Creek.READ MORE: COVID Travel Restrictions Not Expected To Ease Up
Contractors preparing a site for construction discovered the hydrocarbons coming up from the ground last week.READ MORE: CDOT Crews Travel To Assist Mudslide Maintenance
So far no oil has gotten into the creek.MORE NEWS: Arrest Warrants Issued For Aurora Police Officers John Haubert & Francine Martinez
Investigators are still trying to determine the source of the spill.