EPA

Federal Judge Dismisses Bear Mauling Lawsuit [AUDIO]
A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit that claimed negligence by federal researchers led to the fatal mauling of a man in Wyoming's Shoshone National Forest. Doug Randall reports. A Wyoming landowners group and others want the environmental protection agency to require oil and gas extr…
Sinclair Refinery Agrees to EPA Fine
Sinclair Refinery in Sinclair, Wyoming has agreed to pay a $378,000 penalty, update process equipment operating procedures, perform required training to workers, improve maintenance of equipment and perform integrity tests on pressure vessels and piping that will reduce the possibility of an acciden…
Jury Duty Experience Available in Laramie Saturday [AUDIO]
The EPA announced two clean air act settlements with Kinder Morgan in which the company has agreed to pay a total of $316,000 for violating risk management plan provisions at natural gas plants in Casper and Douglas. Amy Richards has a report. If you've ever been curious about what goes on behind th…
State May Expand Bison Hunt [AUDIO]
Wyoming may expand bison hunting because the state's population is above management goals. Amy Richards reports. Some livestock groups and others are calling for the E.P.A. to issue a waiver on renewable fuel standards. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
Sinclair Oil Fined by the EPA [AUDIO]
Sinclair Oil has agreed to pay a $3.8 million dollar fine for exceeding air pollution limits at two of its refineries in Wyoming. Doug Randall has the details.  A  man faces charges for making threats toward employees at the Verizon store in the Eastridge Mall in Casper. Kevin Koile report…
Mead to EPA State Should Have Primacy in Regulating Haze
Governor Matt Mead told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that Wyoming should have primacy in regulating regional haze. In a letter commenting on the EPA's disapproval of part of Wyoming's State Implementation Plan (SIP),  Governor Mead said that the federal plan would be…
EPA to Release Natural Gas Pollution Standards [AUDIO]
The Environmental Protection Agency is set to release new standards for air pollution caused by natural gas development, including the process commonly known as "fracking". A lawyer for the environmental group Earth Justice says it's been 25 years since some of those standards were reviewe…
Feds May Investigate Casper Spice [AUDIO]
The EPA will partner with the state of Wyoming and the USGS, in collaboration with the Northern Arapahoe and Eastern Shoshone tribes, to complete additional sampling of wells in the Pavillion area. Amy Richards has a report. Even though Governor Matt Mead signed a bill into law broadening the defini…

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