By Angus M. Thuermer Jr.
WyoFile.com 

Creeks tainted by drilling unable to sustain aquatic life, regulators say

 

March 28, 2024

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

This image of Alkali Creek shows flows downstream of the Frenchie Draw oil and gas field discharge point in October 2021, according to the image title. The Powder River Basin Resource Council obtained this and other public records through a request to Wyoming DEQ.

Wyoming DEQ acknowledges years of built-up

pollution from Moneta Divide field but has no plan to remove black sludge 6 feet deep

Two creeks tainted by decades of dumping from Moneta Divide oilfield drillers are officially "impaired" and unable to sustain aquatic life, state regulators say in a new report.

Parts of Alkali and Badwater creeks in Fremont County are polluted to the point they don't me...



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