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.
Wyoming DEQ sets 2024 deadline for cleaner surface discharges as energy company again seeks new exemption to allow underground disposal of gas- and oilfield produced water.
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 seek more study — or another environmental impact statement — to allow 4,250 wells to be drilled in Moneta Divide expansion.
Federal agency outlined flaws in draft permit to allow Aetheon to discharge tainted Moneta oilfield water into creeks, Boysen Reservoir, Wind River.