Cleanup crews attack toxic goo in South Platte north of Denver. Federal environmental officials have taken charge of a continuing toxic leak into Sand Creek and the South Platte River north of downtown Denver, trying to stop oily black goo from fouling northeastern Colorado's primary source of water. Denver Post, Colorado.

Families make legal appeal to keep water in Pennsylvania town. Lawyers for Dimock Twp. families with methane-tainted well water have asked a judge to stay a decision allowing deliveries of replacement fresh water by a natural gas drilling company deemed responsible for the contamination to end today. Scranton Times-Tribune, Pennsylvania.