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129,000 oil, gas lines identified near buildings in Colorado


DENVER (AP) — Colorado has nearly 129,000 underground oil and gas pipelines within about 1,000 feet (300 meters) of occupied buildings, according to energy company reports ordered by the state after a fatal house explosion blamed on a severed gas line.

Friday was the deadline for companies to test those lines for leaks, and about 9,500 test results had been made public by mid-day. The vast majority indicated the pipelines passed the tests.

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission ordered energy companies to identify and test all pipelines near occupied structures after a natural g...

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