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City of Green River (Wyo.) receives $200K to clean up Union Pacific Depot site (WY)

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Brownfields grant will pave the way for redevelopment as a restaurant and community space(Denver, Colo. ? May 28, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the City of Green River will receive a $200K EPA Brownfields grant to clean up and redevelop the Green River Un...

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on Jun 11, 2014 at 08:21 PM

City of Sheridan (Wyo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in North Main Street area (WY)

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Abandoned stockyards and sawmill among sites targeted for assessment and cleanup (Denver, Colo. ? May 28, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the City of Sheridan will receive a $400K EPA Brownfields grant to assess, clean up and redevelop properties in the No...

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on Jun 11, 2014 at 08:21 PM
Up Close and Personal with ...

Up Close and Personal with Oil and Gas Development in the Northern Rockies

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Amanda Jahshan, Wildlife Energy Conservation Fellow, Bozeman, MT:I recently had the opportunity to see and experience firsthand some oil and gas development in Wyoming.  The first stop on my tour was one of the state’s largest producing oil and gas fields, Elk Basin.   If I had...

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on May 22, 2014 at 04:50 PM
Wyoming Storm Time-Lapse Sh...

Wyoming Storm Time-Lapse Shows The Breathtaking Side Of Thunderstorms (VIDEO)

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Even at its worst, nature can still be incredibly beautiful.A group of storm chasers recently proved as much with a stunning storm time-lapse that shows the formation of supercell thunderstorm in eastern Wyoming. Oklahoma-based storm chasers Basehunters often hunt down the most severe weather events and drive into storms to capture footage and photos from a unique perspective.In Basehunters' mo...

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on May 19, 2014 at 06:50 PM

EPA, Spectra Energy to conduct oil spill drill in Casper, Wyoming on May 14 (WY)

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(Denver, Colo. -- May 12, 2014) The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Spectra Energy, and more than two dozen federal, state, county, city and private organizations will participate in an emergency response exercise at locations along Casper Creek and the North Platte River in Casper, Wy...

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on May 12, 2014 at 06:51 PM
Wyoming First State To Reje...

Wyoming First State To Reject Science Standards Over Climate Change Denial

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is the first state to reject adopting new K-12 science standards proposed by national education groups.The Wyoming Board of Education decided recently that the Next Generation Science Standards need more review after questions were raised about how the standards address man-made global warming. Wyoming is the nation's leading coal producing state.Opponents argue th...

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on May 08, 2014 at 08:20 PM

Landslide threatening Wyoming resort town slows to a crawl

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(Reuters) - A Wyoming landslide menacing houses and businesses in an upscale resort town has slowed to a crawl, giving crews time to prevent the rupture of a water main, although one official cautioned on Thursday that the respite could prove temporary.

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on Apr 24, 2014 at 11:20 PM
Looming, creeping landslide...

Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

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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.

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on Apr 19, 2014 at 01:20 PM
Sudden movement raises alar...

Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area

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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.

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on Apr 19, 2014 at 04:50 AM

Landslide gains speed, threatens Wyoming resort homes

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(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.

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on Apr 18, 2014 at 09:50 PM