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Reuters Photo An oil well pad is surrounded by flood waters in Colorado's Weld County on Tuesday. Local environmental activists have raised concerns about potential leaks of gas, oil and hazardous materials from well sites and other energy facilities compromised by flooding. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission said it was working with health authorities to assess environmental impacts.

In flood-struck Colorado, concerns about fracking spills

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NEW YORK -- Contaminated water spilling from flooded oil and gas drilling sites in Colorado is refocusing attention on the environmental risks surrounding America's fracking boom.

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