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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.
Feds host meeting Thursday to discuss Moneta Divide natural gas proposal
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting a Cooperating Agency Meeting at the Wolcott …
Senate File 157 mandated that oil and natural gas operators conduct baseline testing of groundwater aquifers prior to drilling and fracking, a requirement aimed at …
If you’re in Casper this Thursday evening you might consider catching Promised Land at the Studio City movie theater complex, if not for the big …
This week’s news of yet another delay further frustrated stakeholders on all sides of the issue, including some Pavillion area residents who believe the EPA’s …
While many welcome the economic boon of energy development, some nearby residents are concerned about health and safety.
Industry sees possible boom in eastern Wyo.; others worry about resource impacts
by Scott Streater, Environment & Energy reporter
November 27, 2012
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