Energy development in Western Colorado

Cleanup of Parachute Creek spill could take years

May 1, 2013
At a meeting with state environmental regulators Monday night in Parachute, well over 100 people gathered to hear the latest on the Parachute Creek hydrocarbon spill. The spill was first reported to regulators in early March, and at Monday's meeting officials updated the crowd on how much contamination has been found in groundwater and in the creek. They also gave their first indication of just how long it could take to finish cleaning up the spill. KDNK's Nelson Harvey reports.

(More coverage of the Parachute Creek spill is available in our news archives.)
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