Environmental agency objects, along with others who say faulty justifications allowed approval of Delaware-sized Converse County Oil and Gas Project.
Powder River Basin Resource Council
After nearly 30 years with Powder River Basin Resource Council, Jill Morrison is retiring. “Jill is a veritable force of nature,” one colleague said.
Today’s Wyo. Oil and Gas Conservation Commission hearing will consider 110 letters objecting to the plan by Aethon Energy, plus Aethon’s own justifications for the request.
Aethon says the deep Madison aquifer where it would dispose of pollutants is already tainted, is too expensive to develop for domestic use and is not needed by nearby communities.
Gordon’s administration is preparing a July 1 bid to Occidental Petroleum for 1 million acres of land and 4 million mineral acres, using a process that won’t require legislative approval.