Photos: Twelve notable oil spills caused by flooding -- and how many gallons gushed

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Number 12: "125 barrels from an Anadarko storage tank south of Milliken."

Approximate gallons spilled: 5,250

Number 11. "Another Anadarko storage tank has released 323 barrels. That event occurred north of Firestone on the St. Vrain River."

Approximate gallons spilled: 13,566

Number 10. "Additional release of 56 barrels at an Anadarko location."

Approximate gallons spilled: 2,352

Number 9: "21 barrels at a Bayswater Exploration and Production location have also been confirmed."

Approximate gallons spilled: 882

Number 8: "74 barrels from a Noble location near Milliken."

Approximate gallons spilled: 3,108

Number 7: "The agency learned of a 36 barrel release of oil at a Noble location between Evans and LaSalle."

Approximate gallons spilled: 1,512

Continue for more about the other six oil spills due to flooding.
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