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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 …
Monell-Arch oil and gas proposal open to public comment
— June 12, 2013
(BLM Press release) The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office is …
Flaring natural gas associated with oil wells is a standard practice — often a necessity because the volumes of gas do not justify the cost …
Gov Mead releases statewide energy plan
— May 13, 2013
(Press release:) Wyoming leads the nation in energy exports to the rest of the country and takes …
Parcels for August oil and gas lease sale up for public review
— May 9, 2013
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office has posted …
Feds open public scoping for new oil and gas drilling in Sweetwater County
— May 7, 2013
The Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs Field Office recently …
Task force on energy conversion meets in May
— posted May 1, 2013
Members of the University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) and the Advanced Conversion …
Feds seek public comment for proposed oil and gas lease sale
— April 24, 2013
The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District is seeking public input …
The commission, by delaying definitive action for two years, also risked human health and the environment in Wyoming. Violations of our environmental protections are serious …
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 …
Smart folks from both the industrial and conservation sides of the equation find themselves agreeing that there’s no more ground to give on degradation of …
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 …
Last minute donation lands Wyoming Range deal
— By Kelsey Dayton
January 2, 2013
Efforts to raise money to buy and retire oil and gas leases in the …
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
REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY …
Attention Wyoming photographers: It’s time again to send us your best shots. This year, we’re looking for images of Wyoming’s booming energy industry.
This year alone, the state has approved some 864 horizontal well permits in the Powder River Basin, spanning portions of Campbell, Johnson and Converse counties. …
It’s not “anti-industry” to understand the reality of climate change and to advocate for policies and investments that cut the carbon footprint of fossil fuels.
Inspired by efforts in Utah, Wyoming lawmakers are considering legislation to take control of federal lands in the Cowboy State.
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