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Expensive Cleanup Of Colorado's Abandoned Wells, Mines May Get A Boost From Congress

Orphan or abandoned oil and gas wells dot the landscape of Colorado and many other states. The wells were left by companies that no longer operate.

The federal infrastructure bill has a provision that could help fund some of the cleanup.

Caitlyn Kim of Colorado Public Radio reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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