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Gov. Matt Mead (R-Wy)
Gov. Matt Mead (R-Wy)
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Mead Criticizes Oil Shale Reduction Proposal [AUDIO]

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead is criticizing a federal proposal to reduce the amount of public land in Wyoming available for possible oil shale development. Amy Richards has details. A hydrologist hired by several environmental groups is recommending putting a tracer in fracking fluids in the Pavillion area to find out whether the fluids are getting into the local water supply. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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A bull elk. (J. Green/@modestholdings)
A bull elk. (J. Green/@modestholdings)
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Game and Fish Issue Emergency Rules For Elk Harvest [AUDIO]

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has enacted an emergency elk regulation in an effort to get increased harvest in elk areas 6 between Cheyenne and Laramie and 108 south of Rawlins. Amy Richards has more. a new report from the National Wildlife Federation explores some of the air, water, public health and wildlife hazards associated with natural gas production via hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.  Deborah smith reports. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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(Kevin Moloney/Getty)
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Two More Cases Of Brucellosis Found in Wyoming [AUDIO]

Livestock officials say two more cattle in Wyoming have tested positive for exposure to Brucellosis. Doug Randall has more on that story.  The Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings this week on proposed changes to air quality standards for hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" . Deborah Smith from Wyoming News Service reports. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Mayor  Rick Kaysen
Mayor Rick Kaysen
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The Mayor and The Chamber On The Morning Zone Today

Today, we'll take a look at what's happening in Cheyenne...both in the city and in the economy and business. At 7:37AM MDT, Mayor Rick Kaysen will be on with us for his regular monthly visit. We'll talk with him on all the latest developments

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Joe Raedle/ Getty
Joe Raedle/ Getty
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Fracking Leads to Methane Contamination of Water: Study

A new study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides data helpful both to the fracking industry and those opposed to the natural gas drilling method, ProPublica reports.

Scientists from Duke University studied a number of drinking wells in the area of fracking wells. While no chemicals were found from the drilling process, methane levels in many water supplies were quite high.

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Gasland Screening (Michael Loccisano/Getty)
Gasland Screening (Michael Loccisano/Getty)
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State Regulators Hold Meeting To Discuss Pavillion Groundwater [Audio]

U. S. Senator John Barrasso voted to support an amendment which he says would stop the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing a "back door cap and trade" policy. Doug Randall reports that state regulators will hold a public meeting later this month to discuss groundwater contamination in the Pavillion, Wyoming area. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming radio news.

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Gasland Screening (Michael Loccisano/Getty)
Gasland Screening (Michael Loccisano/Getty)
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Documentary “Gasland” To Be Shown Next Week in Wyoming

Doug Randall reports that the award winning documentary "Gasland" will be shown in Laramie and Cheyenne next week. Wyoming continued to add jobs in February when compared to February of 2010, that's according to the Wyoming Department of Employment. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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