Avoid and Report Possible Harmful Cyanobacterial Blooms in Wyoming Waters

Cheyenne, Wyo – The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), and the Wyoming Livestock Board (WLB) are advising the public to avoid and keep animals away from cyanobacterial blooms in Wyoming’s lakes and reservoirs and to report suspected blooms to DEQ. Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, can form […]

DEQ and Army Corps of Engineers work together to clean up missile site near Cheyenne

By Kristine Galloway Large cleanup projects require large efforts to resolve them. That’s the case with the former Atlas “D” Missile Site 4, just west of Cheyenne. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality discovered the water at the site is contaminated with trichloroethene (TCE) in 1998. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began its investigations […]