trash http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Tribes To Truck Trash To Casper http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/tribes-truck-trash-casper <p>The tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Fremont County will start hauling their waste to a Casper landfill soon.&nbsp;Fremont County has been transporting the reservation's waste&nbsp;to nearby landfills, but an agreement signed between the tribes and the county last summer transferred those duties to the tribes.&nbsp;Executive Director of the Wind River Environmental Quality Commission, Ryan Ortiz says the hold-up has been getting a truck, which is now scheduled to arrive in April.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:55:37 +0000 Irina Zhorov 55349 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Tribes To Truck Trash To Casper Wyoming landfill legislation should improve water quality despite decades-long delay http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-landfill-legislation-should-improve-water-quality-despite-decades-long-delay <p></p><p></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 23:04:49 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 40422 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming landfill legislation should improve water quality despite decades-long delay Wind River tribes sign temporary trash contract http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wind-river-tribes-sign-temporary-trash-contract <div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">The tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation have signed a six-month </span></font><font color="#1F497D" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">temporary</span></font><font size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;"> contract with Fremont County to continue solid waste disposal services there. The previous contract expired earlier this month.</span></font></span></font></span><br> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 16:02:38 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 34667 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wind River tribes sign temporary trash contract Wind River Reservation could lose trash disposal services http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wind-river-reservation-could-lose-trash-disposal-services <p>The Wind River Indian Reservation could lose its trash disposal services if the tribes there do not negotiate a new contract with Fremont County before the existing one expires on December 14th.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:43:11 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 31561 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wind River Reservation could lose trash disposal services Power plants to use trash as fuel http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/power-plants-use-trash-fuel <p>&nbsp;Plans are moving ahead for three power plants in Wyoming that would burn trash to produce electricity.</p><p>Guernsey-based American Renewable Energy Associates proposes to build power plants in Cheyenne and Guernsey.</p><p>The Guernsey plant would process 150 tons of garbage a day and produce 9 megawatts. The Cheyenne plant would process 200 tons per day and produce 13 megawatts.</p><p>Company spokeswoman Heather Foster says the plants are on schedule to open next year.</p><p>A third garbage-fueled power plant would be built in Riverton.</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 00:57:13 +0000 The Associated Press 15692 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org