CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved an aquifer exemption for a coal gasification pilot project in Campbell County this week, drawing criticism from landowners worried the facility could contaminate a potential source of drinking water.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming officials have scheduled the first public meeting about the state's plans to take over an investigation of groundwater pollution in the Pavillion area.
CHEYENNE — Gov. Matt Mead's proposal to require groundwater testing at oil and gas drilling sites has gotten good reviews from environmental advocates, landowners and industry representatives.
During pretty much every Montana Legislature the mining industry comes in asking for special gifts. This session the industry wants the ability to trump water rights -- all water rights, including very old, established rights for agricultural irrigation, hydropower, municipalities and fisher…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Before the end of the month, weather permitting, Cheyenne residents who drive on ultra-busy Dell Range Boulevard may be distracted by a 100-foot tall crane set at the Wyoming Air National Guard base.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies have begun a new round of water sampling in the area of a Wyoming gas field where the EPA says hydraulic fracturing may have caused groundwater pollution.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The chairman of the Wyoming Legislature’s Senate Appropriations Committee is advocating a deal in which the state would acquire 11,000 acres from an old friend and law client of his.
DENVER -- Colorado regulators are reviewing a draft report on Wyoming groundwater pollution and a possible link to hydraulic fracturing.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday for the first time that hydraulic fracturing -- a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells -- may be to blame for causing groundwater pollution, based on testing in a Wyoming natural gas field.
CHEYENNE — The ranking Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is asking the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for more information about an EPA investigation into groundwater contamination in a Wyoming gas field.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska lawmakers convened a special session Tuesday to consider new oil pipeline regulations, including legislation that would give the state greater say over the route of a proposed pipeline that would carry crude oil from Canada to Texas.
LINCOLN, Nebraska — Environmentalists hoping to block a proposed underground oil pipeline that would snake 1,700 miles from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico have pinned their hopes on an unlikely ally — the conservative state of Nebraska.
CASPER, Wyo. — For decades, the city of Casper's trash poured into an unlined landfill adjacent the North Platte River.