BLM approves Moneta Divide gas- and oilfield but leaves to state regulators vexing questions about how to dispose of millions of gallons of tainted water.
Regulators survey two polluted creeks near Moneta Divide oilfield to assess whether environmental classifications are appropriate.
Federal agency outlined flaws in draft permit to allow Aetheon to discharge tainted Moneta oilfield water into creeks, Boysen Reservoir, Wind River.
Critics pick apart the science behind Aethon’s proposal to discharge millions of gallons, tons of solids, into creeks above Boysen Reservoir.
Draft EIS for 4,250-well project that anticipates $198 million a year in tax revenue is linked to Wyoming’s plan for discharging treated and tainted water into Boysen Reservoir.