hydraulic fracturing

EPA Releases Fracking Update [AUDIO]
FMC Corporation and local emergency management in Sweetwater County developed a plan to deal with subsidence from trona mining. Doug Randall reports. The Environmental Protection Agency released a progress report Friday on its research into potential impacts of natural gas hydraulic fracturing and d…
Mead Requests Fracking Comment Extension [AUDIO]
Governor Matt Mead is asking Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to extend the comment period on proposed hydraulic fracturing rules, which the governor says duplicate Wyoming's rules and are cumbersome and unncessary. Amy Richards reports. Wyoming State Forester Bill Crapser is warning residents to be e…
Wyoming Gets $1.1 Million for Schools [AUDIO]
The House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will be in Denver tomorrow, holding a field hearing on proposed federal regulations for hydraulic fracturing. Kathleen Ryan of Colorado News Service reports. U-S Education Secretary Arne Duncan says Wyoming will receive $1.1 million to turn arou…
UW Emergency Notification System Test Successful [AUDIO]
Tom Doll,  head of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, says the commission is following hydraulic fracturing disclosure rules and the Open Records Act. The University of Wyoming  says a test of its text notification system was successful. Doug Randall reports. Click past the j…
Environmentalists Suing State Over Fracking Disclosure [AUDIO]
Environmental groups are suing the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission over the state's fracking disclosure regulations. Doug Randall has the detail. A joint investigation by several law enforcement agencies, including the National Park Service and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigat…
Officials Say Small Batteries a Safety Hazard [AUDIO]
Natural gas giant Encana Corp. stepped up an unusually public battle with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over water-contamination findings that threaten to fuel opposition to the industry's controversial drilling methods. Doug Randall has the details. A spokeswoman for the Wyoming Poiso…

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