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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon just-begun efforts to stabilize the hillside.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting a house in two, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot, and threatening to destroy several other unoccupied homes and businesses.
(Reuters) - A slow-moving landslide threatening the affluent Wyoming community of Jackson is picking up speed, and efforts to stabilize the area were called off because of safety concerns, city officials said on Friday.
(Casper Star-Tribune)Wyoming is the first state to block a new set of national science standards, but a week after Gov. Matt Mead signed off on the change, education advocates are still digesting what the action means for the state.Read original story
(Casper Star-Tribune)The Wyoming Supreme Court today reversed the ruling of a Casper judge who found ingredients used in fracking fluids are trade secrets and exempt from freedom of information requests.Read original story
Award-winning Jackson Hole architecture firm Ward + Blake Architects received special funding for its energy-efficient design of a new central administration facility for the Teton County School District in Jackson, Wyoming. The new 8,600-square-foot Jackson
In Pavillion, Wyoming Water Contamination Case, Questions Continue To Swirl About Oil and Gas Industry's Role
A funny thing happened when Idaho Dept. of Lands Oil and Gas Program Manager Robert Johnson stepped to the microphone at a public hearing this past fall. He said something that many have long suspected, but few officials have actually been willing to say bluntly and publicly.He said that the oil and gas industry was responsible for the contaminated groundwater in Pavillion, Wyoming — referring ...
Joint EPA and BLM investigation results in funding for Wyoming natural resources and oil spill cleanup (Carbon County) (WY)
Oklahoma-based oil and gas production company to pay $1M for 2011 spill near Rawlins(Denver, Colo. - January 31, 2014) Nadel and Gussman Rockies, LLC (NGR), an oil and gas production company based in Tulsa, Okla., will pay a total of $1 million in fines, restitution and community service co...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State officials said they might consider increasing the current 350-foot minimum distance that oil and gas wells must be located away from homes as a way to avoid problems as drilling creeps closer to residential areas in eastern Wyoming.The issue is a priority for the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, the state agency that regulates oil and gas drilling, said G...
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.:According to a new report from Wyoming Public Media, there were more than 500 spills in the oil and gas industry in 2013--in Wyoming alone. But the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission did not fine any of the responsible companies...