RT Cox, a well-known lawyer in Gillette, an initial member of WyoFile’s board of directors, and for 2.5 years the author of The Sage Grouse column for WyoFile, has resigned his positions with WyoFile, effective June 13, due to his disagreement with editorial content. We at WyoFile will miss him, and wish him well. — Anne MacKinnon, WyoFile Board […]
The big controversy about fracking does not revolve around negligent practices once the fluid is sucked out of the well and sent to disposal. The controversy which worries so many people is manufactured: people who understand nothing about geology and engineering perpetuate the myth that fracking shales at 8,000 to 10,000 feet down will contaminate public water supplies which are usually found at depths of less than 1,000 feet.