RIVERTON, Wyo. – State officials, active Wyoming producers and even a state representative of a federal agency all expressed concern Friday over how newly proposed federal rules for hydraulic fracturing would work.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Obama administration said Thursday that it will require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. Many in Wyoming were still digesting the new federal rules at press time.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming Senate bill sponsored by a Laramie County Democrat aims to curb future debates over sources of groundwater contamination, but a leader of the state's top petroleum trade group says the measure isn't necessary.
Industry officials and the governors of Wyoming and Montana have voiced concerns about proposed federal rules that would require petroleum companies to disclose the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing.
GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — The Sweetwater County Commission has joined Gov. Matt Mead in opposing plans by the federal government to enact rules for hydraulic fracturing on public lands.