Posts Tagged “South Platt River”

Tar Sands Crude Spills Into Denver’s Water Supply

Originally published at TreeHugger.com News broke yesterday that “toxic oily muck” was spilling from a refinery into a creek in Commerce City, outside Denver. Suncor Energy, the company that owns the petroleum refinery (the only one in the state, though you can’t miss seeing or smelling it if you drive past), has said the spill […]

Colorado Oil Leak: Suncor tar sands refinery leaks crude into South Platte River

Originally published on the NRDC Switchboard. Written by Anthony Swift Colorado officials fear that vast amounts of petroleum have been leaking into the South Platte River from a broken pipeline at a refinery operated by tar sands producer Suncor. It is not yet clear how long oil has been leaking into the South Platte River, how much has been spilled […]