Articles by Richard Nemec

BLM: Oil, Gas Not Linked to Wyoming Water Problems

Natural gas and oil operations were not the cause of groundwater contamination in the Pinedale Anticline that was identified seven years ago and has been under investigation since then, according to two new Bureau of Land Management (BLM) reports released last Wednesday. Read More

Wyoming Supreme Court Reviews Fracking Chemical Rules

Wyoming's Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in a three-year-old case in which landowner and environmental groups challenged the trade secrecy protection applied to the chemical disclosure part of the state's rules covering hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The court has taken the case under advisement. Read More