Edwards, DEQ deputy director and AML administrator, retires

By Kristine Galloway CHEYENNE – After many years spent enhancing Wyoming’s environment, Alan Edwards is turning his attention closer to home. Edwards, deputy director and Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Division administrator for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), is retiring this month. “Alan has shared a wealth of knowledge during his time here at […]

Risks Associated with Harmful Cyanobacterial Blooms (HCB) Continue Despite End of Primary Contact Recreation Season

Although fewer people are recreating in Wyoming’s lakes and reservoirs this fall as water and air temperatures decrease, the Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, and Wyoming Livestock Board want to remind people, including hunters and fisherman, to continue to avoid and keep animals away from harmful cyanobacterial blooms that may be […]

Permit Issued for Aethon (Moneta Divide)

Today, October 2, 2020, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has issued the final Wyoming Pollution Discharge Elimination System (WYPDES) permit to Aethon Energy Operating, LLC. This facility is a gas production treatment unit that separates gas from formation waters at the surface using a gun barrel technology, and skim ponds and tanks. The permit […]