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EPA: Climate regs won’t crimp North Dakota’s energy boom

March 4, 2014

EPA’s goal is to write a rule that reduces Earth-warming CO2 emissions without threatening energy reliability. The Obama administration wants its rule to avoid significant …

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State: Wyoming is a ‘wonderland’ of energy potential

February 26, 2014

“The capacity to increase coal production and the capacity to increase natural gas production is there, given the right market circumstances,” said Wyoming State Geological …

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There’s more to Pavillion to be upset about than recent conjecture

February 18, 2014

Looking back at this flare up, I’m struck by how much flash and heat is concentrated on conjecture when there’s so much more of substance …

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Battle lines harden among lawmakers as EPA mediation looms

February 18, 2014

Lawmakers introduce bills to fight EPA and define reservation boundaries as other parties prepare to negotiate

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EPA requires more scrutiny of Wyo. gasification project

February 4, 2014

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality did not allow for enough public input before giving an underground coal gasification project preliminary approval to pollute an …

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State contests reservation boundary for EPA air quality ruling

January 7, 2014

As a century old issue roils Riverton and the Wind River reservation, the state says EPA got the law all wrong

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EPA grants Wind River Indian Reservation power to monitor air quality

December 10, 2013

The tribes will be treated as a state and given authority to monitor air quality 50 miles beyond the borders of the reservation, including the …

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Case against EPA’s flawed greenhouse gas rule for new coal misses the point

December 3, 2013

So long as Congress continues to fail to address climate change through comprehensive legislation, those who care about avoiding a climate crisis are left …

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Pro-coal arguments win the day at Denver EPA hearing on CO2 regulations

November 5, 2013

Coal industry workers from Wyoming and other states shared their views at an Environmental Protection Agency meeting in Denver.

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But I thought this was why Wyoming invested in coal-gasification?

September 24, 2013

Two years ago, Gov. Mead blamed federal inaction on energy policies for delaying a $100M partnership with GE to advance technologies for Wyoming coal.

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House GOP wants answers on Obama aide’s role in Pavillion

September 19, 2013

Documents show that Heather Zichal operated behind the scenes as EPA prepared to release its findings that fracking had contaminated groundwater in Pavillion.

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Gov Mead accuses EPA of ‘sue and settle’ collaboration against coal

August 6, 2013

The accusation is related to a dispute between Wyoming and EPA over how Wyoming will meet federal requirements to reduce regional haze.

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Is Gov Mead’s exclusion charge against EPA hypocrisy?

August 1, 2013

Pavillion residents left out of groundwater pollution negotiations could take issue with Gov. Mead’s charge that Wyo. got excluded from regional haze talks.

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Wyo vs EPA: State resists EPA plan targeting coal to cut haze

July 30, 2013

Coal-friendly Wyoming sees EPA regional haze plan as another Obama attack on its coal economy.

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DOE sees slower cleanup of uranium in groundwater on Wind River Indian Reservation

July 12, 2013

A new report says less uranium is being flushed from the soil than was previously believed.

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EPA’s abandoned Wyoming fracking study one retreat of many

July 3, 2013

Environmentalists say the agency is systematically disengaging from any research that could be perceived as questioning the safety of the practice.

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Gov Mead must deliver answers to fracking question in Pavillion pollution

June 27, 2013

Without buy-in from all stakeholders — especially the tribes and the Pavillion area residents — there can be no true resolution.

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EPA abandons investigation into Wyo. water contamination

June 21, 2013

U.S. EPA has abandoned its investigation of groundwater contamination near oil and gas operations in Wyoming. The agency will not seek peer review and will …

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DEQ to increase compliance checks of engines at oil and gas production sites

April 11, 2013

DEQ to increase compliance checks of engines at oil and gas production sites
Beginning this spring, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division …

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Injection well case highlights energy vs. water challenge in Wyoming

March 13, 2013

Barring an objection from federal officials, EnCana Oil & Gas USA will be allowed to inject tainted “produced” water from its network of natural gas …