Seismic testing http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Seismic testing rattles surface owners in Carbon County http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/seismic-testing-rattles-surface-owners-carbon-county <p>For most of Wyoming's history, mineral rights have clearly taken precedence over surface rights. But in 2005, the Legislature passed a split estate law which, for the first time, gave surface owners some say over how their land could be used to access the minerals below it. It was a big change, but many have argued since that it didn’t go far enough.<br /><br />As Wyoming Public Radio’s Stephanie Joyce reports, a case heard by the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission this week tested the limits of the law, and the rights of surface owners.<br /> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:32:07 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 49989 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Seismic testing rattles surface owners in Carbon County