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EPA Chief Stepping Down
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administration Lisa Jackson says she's stepping down after nearly four years on the job.
Jackson announced her departure in a statement Thursday. She gave no particular reason for leaving but said she was ready for new challenges, time with…
Group Seeks To Mandate Oil And Gas Disclosure
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming landowners group and other advocacy groups want the Environmental Protection Agency to require oil and gas extractors to disclose the chemicals emitted from oil and gas production each year.
The alliance of 17 organizations, including the Wyoming-based Powder River…
EPA Approves Gas-Fired Power Plant In Cheyenne
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved plans to build a natural gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne.
Black Hills Corp. said Monday that it would move ahead with plans to begin construction on the $237 million, 132-megawatt plant now that it's gotten a gre…
Gov. Mead Tells EPA State Should Regulate Haze
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is telling federal regulators that the state should take the lead in regulating regional haze.
Mead recently wrote to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency commenting on the federal agency's disapproval of part of a state plan to address air …

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