After a season of heavy ozone pollution, DEQ cites energy company alleging seven violations of air-quality permits.
Upper Green River Basin
Wyoming’s “core area” designation will not include critical winter range inside a proposed gas field, but a team will recommend special winter stipulations there.
Emissions from wastewater recycling at oil and gas drilling sites likely contributed to a string of high-ozone events in the winter of 2011 in Wyoming's Upper Green River Basin, according to a study released this week.
Wyoming’s Air Quality Advisory Board hears conflicting views on Wyoming standards as feds move further to reduce ozone.
Researchers learned that wintertime ozone production in the Uintah Basin occurs at lower concentrations of nitrogen oxides (NO) and much larger volatile organic compound (VOC) concentrations compared to summertime zone production in most urban areas.