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Sweetwater Co. Opposes BLM Fracking Rules
GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) — The Sweetwater County Commission says the federal government doesn't need to impose rules for hydraulic fracturing on public lands.
The commission has written the U.S. Bureau of Land Management saying the federal government should leave oversight of the oil and gas…
State Considers Cisterns As Pollution Remedy
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials are asking residents of Pavillion if they want cisterns and trucked-in water to replace wells that federal officials say may have been tainted by fracking.
The Associated Press reports a public meeting is planned May 31 to discuss the possibility...
Wastewater Linked To Earthquakes
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio energy regulators say injection of gas-drilling wastewater into the earth almost certainly a series of small earthquakes as they announced a series of tough new regulations for drillers.
Among the regulations to be imposed: Well operators must submit more comprehensiv…
Gov. Mead Signs Bill To Help Pavillion Water Concerns
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill that includes $750,000 in funding to help address water quality issues for residents of Pavillion is now law.
Gov. Matt Mead signed the bill on Tuesday after if passed the legislature.
The federal government has investigated whether hydraulic fracturing, a technique used i…
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 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...

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