rivers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming's water relatively cleaner than streams nationwide http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyomings-water-relatively-cleaner-streams-nationwide <p>A new report by the Environmental Protection Agency shows that streams in Wyoming are in better condition than the national average. The study collected about two thousand samples from streams nationwide to determine the quality of the water. &nbsp;Denise Keehner is Director of the EPA’s &nbsp;Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds.&nbsp; She says Wyoming is divided into four eco-regions – in those eco-regions water quality is poor in 26% to 43% of streams, while the national average is 55%.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 23:18:17 +0000 Irina Zhorov 38592 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming's water relatively cleaner than streams nationwide