Abandoned Mine Land reclamation projects help support local economies

Hundreds of abandoned mine lands lie across Wyoming. These historic sites were abandoned prior to the 1977 Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. The State of Wyoming has been working for over four decades to reclaim and remediate these sites to avert environmental and human health impacts. In addition, residents and communities financially benefit from […]

WDEQ unveils improved spills website

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) today unveiled a new website for reporting and tracking environmental spills and incidents across the state. The URL is DEQSpills.wyo.gov, and the public can reach the site through WDEQ’s homepage at deq.wyoming.gov. WDEQ created the new website as part of an ongoing effort to increase efficiency […]