Damaged storage tank dumps 7,500 gallons of crude oil into Colorado's Poudre River

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2014 - 9:40 PM

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A storage tank damaged by floodwaters dumped 7,500 gallons of crude oil into the Poudre River near Windsor in northern Colorado, slickening vegetation a quarter-mile downstream, but apparently not affecting any drinking water, state officials said Friday.

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