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Parachute Creek spill continues uncontained; cause, source unknown -- Denver Post Article

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Crews work at the site of a natural gas seep four miles north of Parachute, Colo., at the Parachute Creek Gas Plant on Monday, Mar. 18, 2013. (The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dean Humphrey)  Crews work at the site of a natural gas seep four miles north of Parachute, Colo., at the Parachute Creek Gas Plant on Monday, Mar. 18, 2013. (The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dean Humphrey)

An underground plume of toxic hydrocarbons from an oil spill north of the Colorado River near Parachute has been spreading for 10 days, threatening to contaminate spring runoff. Vacuum trucks have sucked up more than 60,000 gallons, but an unknown amount remains in the ground by Parachute Creek. (FOR COMPLETE STORY CLICK LINK BELOW)

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