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Federal fracking rules spark worries

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.

June 14, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

BLM draft fracking rules get close look in Wyoming

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.

May 16, 2013 4:31 pmLoading…

Bill calls for mandatory groundwater testing before fracking

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.

January 22, 2013 3:00 pm Related Loading…
Industry groups, governors concerned over proposed fracking rules

Industry groups, governors concerned over proposed fracking rules

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.

October 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sweetwater County opposes BLM fracking rules

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.

September 13, 2012 11:33 amLoading…

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