WATER POLLUTION: Oil seeps into flooded South Platte River Published: Thursday, September 19, 2013 Workers have set up booms to try to contain a 5,250-gallon oil spill into the flood-gorged South Platte River in Colorado. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.