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DEQ report: Fracking unlikely culprit in Pavillion

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality released its final report on the Pavillion investigation Thursday, again concluding it was unlikely that hydraulic fracturing polluted nearby residential water wells in the area. The study concluded there was no evidence that fluids from hydraulic fracturing had risen through groundwater to the level of domestic water wells. The DEQ said their […]

Posted inPolicy, Special Reports

EPA Finds Compound Used in Fracking in Wyoming Aquifer

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica. Not for republication by Wyoming media. As the country awaits results from a nationwide safety study on the natural gas drilling process of fracking, a separate government investigation into contamination in a place where residents have long complained that drilling fouled their water has turned up alarming levels of underground […]