State says still no definitive link between oil and gas industry and petroleum compounds discovered in water from some domestic wells.
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 help avoid Pavillion-type scenarios. State officials rolled out a proposed rule change to establish a baseline groundwater testing and monitoring program for oil and natural gas development.
Pavillion working group meets Oct 10 The Pavillion working group will continue its work on groundwater contamination at a public meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. October 10 at the Central Wyoming Community College in Riverton. The meeting is hosted by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (OGCC). […]