According to interviews with the state health department, the Denver Post reports no evidence of oil and gas contamination has been found in the aftermath of the Colorado floods.

On September 26, 2013, samples were taken from 29 locations in eight rivers throughout the flood zone, the Post says. Even the South Platte Basin, the area of several drilling locations, showed no signs of contamination.

However, high E. coli levels were discovered in the region, in addition to Boulder Creek and Big Thompson River, with the highest detected in Boulde...

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