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OSHA this month issued an alert warning of the dangers of explosions and poisonous hydrogen sulfide during flowback operations.
State says still no definitive link between oil and gas industry and petroleum compounds discovered in water from some domestic wells.
As science review calls for monitoring at gas fields, industry says it’s regulated enough.
Wyoming’s Air Quality Advisory Board hears conflicting views on Wyoming standards as feds move further to reduce ozone.
The Department of Environmental Quality has told QEP Resources, Inc. of its options to clean up the spill, which was discovered Oct. 26.
At homes, farms near fracked sites, sample after sample reveal carcinogens, nerve toxins above federal health standards.
Deadly fires and explosions occur too often in the oil and gas industry, according to some workplace safety proponents — a particular concern as drilling …
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 …
Wyoming passed a baseline groundwater testing rule for oil and natural gas activity, which may provide data needed to determine if drilling or fracking damages …
Mead says private minerals pre-empt state’s authority, while others say the deal should have been more transparent.
Documents show that Heather Zichal operated behind the scenes as EPA prepared to release its findings that fracking had contaminated groundwater in Pavillion.
Counties in North Colorado have suggested secession or joining Wyoming as a way to circumvent the liberal forces in their statehouse.
Pavillion residents left out of groundwater pollution negotiations could take issue with Gov. Mead’s charge that Wyo. got excluded from regional haze talks.
Pavillion Working Group meeting set for August
(Press release) On Friday, August 2, 2013, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Wyoming Oil and Gas …
Environmentalists say the agency is systematically disengaging from any research that could be perceived as questioning the safety of the practice.
Without buy-in from all stakeholders — especially the tribes and the Pavillion area residents — there can be no true resolution.
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 …
Citizens say Wyoming needs to update its rules guiding natural gas flares to avoid exposure to toxins and loss of revenue.
This week, officials from Gov. Matt Mead’s staff, along with the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, set out to implement a plan that may …
The GOP criticized an Obama administration request for additional funds in an ongoing fracking study into the practice’s health and safety consequences.
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