The Federal Emergency Management Agency says flood survivors in the nine designated counties hit by Colorado’s historic floods have until Nov. 14 to apply for assistance from the agency.
State labor officials have announced two efforts to help employers impacted by September’s historic floods.
Despite spills of nearly 62,000 gallons of petroleum products from oil and gas wells during September’s floods, no pollutants have been detected in Colorado’s waterways.
Originally published on Wed October 9, 2013 8:25 am
Parts of Colorado are still drying out after floods hit the state last month. Eight people died, and damage from the worst flooding in decades is in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Scientists are now venturing into the hardest-hit areas to do a sort of "flood forensics" to understand why the floods were so bad.
Geologist Jonathan Godt takes Peak Highway in northern Colorado up into the Rockies. The road there winds past ravines and streams where water is still rushing.
A new analysis from the Regional Economics Institute at Colorado State University says a decline in tourist activity in Estes Park could ripple through the rest of the state's economy.