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Oxy USA To Pay $650,000 For Contaminating Western Colorado Spring Waters

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Oxy USA has agreed to pay fines totaling nearly $650,000 for pit leaks that caused oil and gas contamination of spring waters northwest of Parachute.

The company signed a settlement agreement with the state under which it will pay $390,000 for an incident in the Cascade Canyon area and $257,400 for one at Rock Springs.

Read the whole story at The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel