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EPA reprimands gas producer for water violations

The Environmental Protection Agency has reprimanded the ConocoPhillips energy company as the result of local drilling activity.
The EPA asserts that ...

EPA questions state findings on Pavillion area water concerns

The Environmental Protection Agency has sent an 18-page critique to the Department of Environmental Quality, arguing that the Wyoming agency's December report ...

Overreach

If that is the argument against the Clean Power Plan, it might inform the local border question, too

Wyoming will follow developments in the ...

Local lawmakers praise court slowdown in C02 rules

The EPA's Clean Power Plan calls for states to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday ...

New EPA water regulations a menace to economic security

Editor:
States already know best how to manage their water and they don't need the Environmental Protection Agency to over-regulate one of Wyoming's most ...

EPA approves water deal

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waded into a long-running skirmish between two states by approving water quality rules meant to ...

DENVER -- A panel of federal judges in Denver heard arguments Tuesday over whether the Wyoming city of Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally Indian ...

Border dispute arguments hit court Tuesday

It's first courtroom salvo in whether Riverton remains part of reservation

The dispute pitting Wyoming state government against the two Wind River ...

Digest

Man gets nine years for sex with teen
CHEYENNE --A Cheyenne man who acknowledged having an ongoing sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl has been ...

The coal imperative

An initiative akin to the moon landing could save coal and provide energy security

At least twice in the past century, the United States of America ...

Boundary suit briefs complete; arguments months off

Lawyers have finished filing mountainous briefs in a case pitting the federal government and two Indian tribes against the state of Wyoming and local ...

Can coal fix it?

It might be the only way to thrive

No industry in Wyoming has a better record for using innovation to solve threatening problems than coal. That ...

One is not the other

Trying to link the Center of Hope shootings to the EPA border issue doesn't help either issue

Attempts to mold the Center of Hope shootings of July ...

States say EPA failed to warn them about river sludge

LAS VEGAS -- As the Environ-mental Protection Agency continued to monitor 3 million gallons of mine waste released into Colorado's Animas River, residents in ...

Conservation group in Lander supportive of Clean Power Plan

Last week, President Barack Obama released the final version of his plan to combat climate change by requiring states to decrease carbon dioxide emissions from ...

EPA terminates grants to tribes, citing failure to cooperate jointly

Decision added to boundary case update

The Environmental Protection Agency has terminated its grants to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho ...

New 'WOTUS' proposal a 'bad, bad rule,' lawmaker says; pushback predicted

The Waters of the United States proposal is nothing more than Washington, D.C., trying to dictate how Wyoming and other states regulate water, says state Sen. ...

More joining suits against new EPA reg on water

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Nine environmental conservation groups have joined the surge of states and businesses suing the federal government over a new water ...

Delegation pushing energy agenda

Wyoming's federal delegation agrees with a recent statement by Gov. Matt Mead emphasizing the future of the state's coal industry requiring access to coastal ...

DEQ draft on Pavillion-area water due by August

The report's conclusions could have an effect beyond Wyoming, as some of the first worries about hydraulic fracturing in the United States arose because of ...

 
 

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