Proposed Rules & Regulations

This page contains any proposed Rules or Regulations that are currently under development within the Water Quality Division.

Public Notice: Upcoming Stakeholder Outreach Regarding Commercial Oilfield Waste Disposal Facilities Rulemaking

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division (WDEQ/WQD) is initiating an outreach comment period related to the possible drafting of a new chapter of the Water Quality Rules and Regulations that will be applicable to Commercial Oilfield Waste Disposal Facilities (COWDFs).

Written and electronic comments on the topics WDEQ/WQD is considering, as well as feedback on any other aspects of WDEQ/WQD regulations relating to COWDFs, may be submitted beginning January 22, 2019 and ending at 5:00 p.m. (MST) on February 25, 2019.  Written comments may be directed to Rich Cripe, 200 West 17th Street, Suite 200, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82002; or faxed to 307-635-1784. Electronic comments may be submitted online at

Questions may be directed to Rich Cripe at or via telephone at (307) 777-7075.


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