Niobrara en Still hope for Niobrara oil plan despite EPA report <p>A federal report possibly linking groundwater pollution to hydraulic fracturing in central Wyoming is not discouraging hopes for the Niobrara oil play in the southeast part of the state.</p><p>Many are questioning the scientific conclusions of the Environmental Protection Agency findings on the technique to extract oil and gas.</p><p>But both EPA and industry representatives say the specific concerns raised in the report are not applicable to southeast Wyoming. That is because the Niobrara formation is geologically much different than the Pavillion area.</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:54:01 +0000 The Associated Press 17461 at Still hope for Niobrara oil plan despite EPA report Thoughts on Niobrara boom solicited for history project <p>The UW American Heritage Center is asking Wyoming residents for input about the energy boom in eastern Wyoming, for a history project.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:02:22 +0000 Bob Beck 15194 at