landfills http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en DEQ seeks state support to move forward with landfill closures http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/deq-seeks-state-support-move-forward-landfill-closures <p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:41:51 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 47839 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DEQ seeks state support to move forward with landfill closures 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 Governor recommends money for landfills http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/governor-recommends-money-landfills <p>In his budget proposal, Governor Mead suggests the Legislature allocate 15 million dollars to help communities close and remediate landfills that no longer comply with federal water quality standards.</p><p>The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality estimates there are more than 200 million dollars-worth of leaking landfills statewide, and up to 20 landfills will need to close in the next few years.</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 15:58:35 +0000 Bob Beck 16011 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Governor recommends money for landfills