Land Quality News
Environmental Quality Council approves financial assurance rule revisions
Feb. 20, 2019
This rule package was developed to address changes in financial assurance instruments, corporate structuring, and financial markets that have occurred since the original Land Quality Division bonding rules and regulations were adopted in 1982.
DEQ Land Quality Advisory Board Approves Proposed Rule Revisions for Financial Assurance
Sept. 24, 2018
On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Advisory Board approved proposed rule revisions to the financial assurance regulations to move to the Environmental Quality Council.
Federal Agency recognizes four Wyoming mining companies
Nov. 16, 2017
On November 6, 2017, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) recognized four Wyoming mining companies with the Good Neighbor Award
DEQ responds to OSMREs recent Determination regarding Alphas Ten-Day Notice
July 15, 2016
Governor and DEQ Director visits Rocky Mountain Powers former mine site turned wind farm
July 12, 2016
July 11, 2016
Governor Matt Mead and DEQ Director to visit former site of the Dave Johnston Coal Mine to signal completion of reclamation efforts.
DEQ responds to OSM ten-day notice
Feb. 22, 2016
DEQ responds to the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation and Enforcement's ten-day notice related to reclamation bonding for the mining operations of Arch Coal, Inc.
Statement on Arch Coal Inc.
Jan. 11, 2016
DEQ releases statement regarding Arch Coal Inc.
DEQ names new Land Quality Administrator
April 21, 2015
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Director, Todd Parfitt has named Kyle Wendtland as the new Land Quality Administrator for the Land Quality Division.