Upper Green River Basin
LANDER, Wyo. — Wyoming's Upper Green River Basin breached a key federal barrier for multiyear air pollution limits, forcing federal regulators to demand changes in the area.
CASPER, Wyo. — With similar rules already in effect, Wyoming officials are shrugging off the first national standards to control air pollution from oil and natural gas wells.
PINEDALE — Ozone pollution isn't expected to be a problem in Wyoming's Upper Green River Basin thanks to an advancing storm system.
LANDER, Wyo. -- A new citizens' advisory task force will hold its first meeting Tuesday in Pinedale to talk about air quality.
CODY, Wyo. — One of the oldest ranches in Wyoming held by a single family has agreed to a conservation easement that will protect more than 10,000 acres of prime wildlife habitat.
PINEDALE, Wyo. — A new citizen’s advisory group and voluntary reduction of emissions by energy companies to combat high ozone levels in the Upper Green River Basin isn’t sufficient for some Pinedale residents.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Tuesday fire at a natural gas compressor in southwestern Wyoming shut down the site, hampering production from the region.
CODY, Wyo. — Throughout the fall, Jon Beckmann watched as thousands of pronghorn dodged cars and trucks while crossing a busy Wyoming highway during their annual migration.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $98,000 grant to study wetlands in Wyoming.
President Barack Obama’s decision last week to back off from a more stringent ozone standard is intended to avoid an estimated $90 billion cost to implement, and to avoid adding another layer of regulatory “uncertainty” at a time when the nation’s unemployment rate remains dangerously elevated.
Pronghorn may be shifting their migration to winter range due to energy development in the Upper Green River Basin, an ongoing study has found.
Antelope graze not far from gas drilling rigs in western Wyoming's Upper Green River Basin, where ozone levels last week exceeded the worst days in major U.S. cities last year. Local residents complain of runny eyes, nosebleeds and shortness of breath and say the air is hazy. Gas industry of…
A ground-level flare roars at a well site in western Wyoming's Upper Green River Basin, where ozone levels in February and March exceeded the worst days in major U.S. cities last year. Local residents complain of runny eyes, nosebleeds and shortness of breath and say the air is hazy. Gas ind…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The gas industry says it has taken steps to reduce smog in western Wyoming, but whether that will be enough to comply with a proposed new federal smog rule remains to be seen.