Tue June 24, 2014
Oil and Gas

Latest Oil Spill In Poudre Raises Questions About Sites Near Rivers

As seen from the Poudre Trail, the tanks at the well site, and site of the spill, at the end of Weld County Road 23, June 24, 2014.
Jim Hill KUNC

After a Noble Energy storage tank that spilled 178 barrels -- about 7,500 gallons -- of oil into the Poudre River was discovered June 20, questions arose about how vulnerable some oil and gas facilities are to flood damage.

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has estimated [.pdf] that "more than 5,900 oil and gas wells lie within 500 feet of a Colorado waterway that is substantial enough to be named."

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Tue February 4, 2014

Vestas Reports 2013 Profit, Continues To Hire New Workers

A Vestas wind turbine.

Wrapping up 2013 with positive news, Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has posted a $295 million fourth quarter profit. That’s the company’s first profit following a two year turnaround plan executed by company leaders.

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Thu January 9, 2014

New Cargill Windsor Plant Means Fort Collins Facility Relocation

A worker measures rolled steel in this photo provided by Cargill Metals

Lost in the announcement of a new Cargill steel processing plant in Windsor Colorado, company officials say an existing depot will be closed and its employees moved to the new location.

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Tue December 10, 2013

Rodent Activity Responsible For Windsor Company's Meat Recall

Most products recalled are prepackaged sausage, jerky and pork.
Credit Fraser Lewry / Flickr/Creative Commons


Mon December 2, 2013

NoCo Leaders, Bennet Meet To Muffle Train Horns

Fort Collins Mayor Karen Weitkunat sits next to Loveland Mayor Cecil Gutierrez as U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet listens in.
Grace Hood KUNC

Train horn regulations were front-and-center Monday Dec. 2 in Fort Collins during a discussion between Northern Colorado leaders and Democratic Senator Michael Bennet.

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