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High Casper Mountain Winds Stir Up Ash, Dust
Despite apparent smoky conditions on Tuesday, Natrona County emergency managers say there are no fires currently burning near or on Casper Mountain. Lt. Stew Anderson, the emergency management coordinator for Natrona County, says an apparent smoke plume spotted from Casper Mountain is not actually s…
Fracking Dust Study No Surprise To Wyoming Officials
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming oil and gas officials say they weren’t surprised by findings of new research on fracking dust. Last week, two federal agencies released studies on the dangers of exposure to silica sand, used in hydraulic fracturing or fracking. The studies were done at well…
Feds To Rule On Cancer Aid For WTC Dust Exposure
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal health official is expected to announce soon whether people with cancer will be covered by an aid program for anyone sickened by World Trade Center dust. An advisory committee recommended in March that the government open up the $4.3 billion program to people who dev…