More than 100 miners visited the local Workforce Services office after Blackjewel LLC shuttered two coal mines. DEQ rushed to check empty mines for hazards.
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State agency refuses informal public hearing, hands mine permit decision to Environmental Quality Council
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality released its final report on the Pavillion investigation Thursday, again concluding it was unlikely that hydraulic fracturing polluted nearby residential water wells in the area.
The study concluded there was no evidence that fluids from hydraulic
Groups say the statewide approach to E. coli reclassification was too sweeping, and the state’s process did not include enough public outreach.
Wyoming regulators ask Alpha Natural Resources Inc. to prove it can pay for coal mining reclamation if the company has financial trouble.