Pavillion Working Group Meeting

Riverton, Wyo – On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (OGCC) will host a meeting of the Pavillion Working Group in Riverton, WY. At this meeting DEQ and OGCC will provide updates regarding their reports into the investigation of pits, well bore integrity and […]

Statement on Arch Coal Inc.

DEQ is aware that Arch Coal Inc. filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today. Wyoming’s reclamation bonds for Arch coal mine operations are secured by Arch Western Resources, a subsidiary of Arch Coal Inc. The agency is currently reviewing the filing and what this means for reclamation obligations for Wyoming permits. Until this runs through […]

DEQ begins operation of mobile monitor in Torrington, WY

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Air Quality Division (AQD) has begun operating a mobile ambient monitoring station in the city of Torrington, Wyoming.   The mobile monitoring station began operations on December 21, 2015 and will be in place for approximately one year.  The mobile monitoring station includes gaseous monitors (NOx, SO2, O3 […]

DEQ Compliance Advisory Panel to Meet

Casper, WY –The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Small Business Compliance Advisory Panel (CAP) will meet in Casper, WY on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The panel will be discussing the new Environmental Stewardship Program and Award, Air Quality Rule updates, and sulfer dioxide (SO2) 1-hour information updates.  “We expect good discussion during this meeting,” said Landon […]