EPA

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 Riv…
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…
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 …
Ecana To EPA: Suspend Wyo. Frack Comment Period
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The owner of a central Wyoming gas field where the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has theorized a link between a petroleum industry technique and groundwater pollution has asked the EPA to suspend taking public comments on the draft report. Encana says in a letter …
EPA Move On Ozone Regs In Western Wyo. Elsewhere
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is moving ahead with a proposed regulatory designation that could increase pressure on the gas industry to limit emissions that have led to severe wintertime ozone pollution in western Wyoming. The EPA is doing so while it settles…
Encana Mounts Response To EPA Fracking Report
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Encana Corp. has gone on the offensive now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the first time has theorized a link between a petroleum industry practice called hydraulic fracturing and groundwater pollution in a Wyoming gas field. The EPA suggested the link…
Bill Would Put Brakes on EPA Regulations [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s representative endorsed a bill in the U.S. House that would require assessment of the combined impacts of Environmental Protection Agency regulations Friday. According to a release from the office of U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, the EPA has gone too far. Perspective of time: “In…