Samples taken near Pavillion cause changes in cells that are linked to birth defects, other ailments — a contrast with contamination near unfracked wells.
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 […]
A Wyoming family who claim a natural gas company contaminated their drinking water will be allowed to take their case to trial, a federal judge in Cheyenne has ruled. Pavillion-area farmers Jeff and Rhonda Locker contend Encana Corp. committed fraud when a company bought by the Calgary, Alberta-based oil and gas firm claimed to have […]
The report that the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality issued in November intends to begin closing the door on questions over what happened with Pavillion’s water, but did not take into account outside science saying that door should not be closed so quickly. An earlier article, published by Stanford University scientists in a peer-reviewed scientific […]