Park County http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Park County experiencing Hepatitis-C outbreak http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/park-county-experiencing-hepatitis-c-outbreak <p>Park County saw an increase of 144-percent in newly reported Hepatitis-C cases from 2011 to 2012</p><p>The Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator with the Wyoming Department of Health, Ashley Grajczyk, says right now Park County has about double the state rate of cases.</p><p>“What that means is we have an outbreak in that county,” she says. &nbsp;</p><p>Grajczyk says the health department is “attributing the majority on newly reported cases to injection drug use. 41% of cases reported in 2012 indicated that they had either been currently, recently, or formerly injecting drugs.”</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:55:36 +0000 Irina Zhorov 50207 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Park County experiencing Hepatitis-C outbreak DEQ draft rule language worries landfill operators http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/deq-draft-rule-language-worries-landfill-operators <p></p><p>Wyoming counties are concerned about confusing language the state's Department of Environmental Quality has used in draft rules guiding the closure and relocation of leaking landfills.<br />&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:14:36 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 48604 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DEQ draft rule language worries landfill operators Park County wants consistency, a level playing field for landfill operations http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/park-county-wants-consistency-level-playing-field-landfill-operations <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Park County Board of Commissioners is concerned that its decision to comply with statewide environmental standards by building a new lined landfill cell will continue to take a financial toll on the County if the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality doesn’t act soon.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:11:02 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 48603 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Park County wants consistency, a level playing field for landfill operations