Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)

1:42am

Thu September 26, 2013
Energy

In Wake Of Colo. Floods, A Scramble To Clean Up Spilled Oil

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 3:06 am

A crude oil storage tank lies on its side in floodwaters along the South Platte River, in Weld County, Colo., on Sept. 17. Hundreds of natural gas and oil wells along with pipelines are shut down by flooding, as state and federal inspectors gauge the damage and look for potential contamination from inundated oil fields.
John Wark AP

The heavy floodwaters in Colorado this month caused more than 37,000 gallons of oil to spill into or near rivers, and the state's oil and gas industry is rushing to fix equipment damaged during the storm. It comes at a time when there's growing public concern about the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing in the state.

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5:00am

Wed September 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

Wells Under Floodwaters Spark Concern

A well site seen flooded along the Poudre River, on 59th Ave. South of O st. Greeley, Sept. 15.
Ken Broeffle KUNC

1:26pm

Tue September 17, 2013
Colorado Flood

Oil & Gas, Regulators Scramble In Post-Flood Colorado

Near the Cache La Poudre River, this is one of many oil and gas wells in northeast Colorado submerged in the flooding.
Theresa Gilbert Weld Air and Water

12:07pm

Tue September 10, 2013
Oil & Gas

Governors Aim To Start National Dialogue On Responsible Fracking

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Colo. Gov. John Hickenlooper at the 2013 NGA summer meeting
National Governors Association

7:40am

Fri September 6, 2013

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