Thermopolis mayor, whose town drinks from the Bighorn River, also wants to know what’s currently in the water.
Agency alleges Maverick Inc. overfilled its buried unleaded tanks in Lander, resulting in a release of fuel into the river.
Nine days following the discovery of gasoline seeping into the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River in Lander responders are still trying to stem the flow.
Big Horn County, the town of Thermopolis and a conservation district want the DEQ to explain to their communities its plan to allow discharges of pollutants into Boysen Reservoir and give them time to respond.
A citizen advisory board for the Department of Environmental Quality last week ended its holdout over charging fees for public records requests.