contamination http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Sheridan Receives EPA Grant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sheridan-receives-epa-grant <p>The city of Sheridan has received a $400,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up the north end of its downtown.&nbsp; The money will pay to assess several contaminated sites including an abandoned rail yard, sawmill and fuel storage areas that many see as slowing economic growth.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:28:39 +0000 Melodie Edwards 59288 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sheridan Receives EPA Grant Wyoming Works With Companies To Clean Up Contamination http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-works-companies-clean-contamination <p>There are a number of contaminated sites across the state that are expensive to clean up.&nbsp; The contamination comes from a variety of sources including industrial sites and businesses that use chemicals.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:54:25 +0000 Bob Beck 52768 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Works With Companies To Clean Up Contamination 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 Tribes concerned over health effects of uranium contamination http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/tribes-concerned-over-health-effects-uranium-contamination <pre>Tribal officials on the Wind River Reservation continue to seek answers after the Department of Energy announced that uranium was found in some residents' tap water. </pre> <pre>DOE officials announced last week that data collected in the fall indicated that four households near a former uranium waste site had levels of uranium nearly twice the legal limit. </pre> <pre>Dean Goggles is executive Director for the Wind River Environmental Quality Commission. He says tribal members are currently faced with more questions than answers. Mon, 07 May 2012 12:46:02 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 23672 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Tribes concerned over health effects of uranium contamination Public comment period extended on EPA Pavillion report http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/public-comment-period-extended-epa-pavillion-report <div style="margin:0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="black" face="Arial,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">The Environmental Protection Agency announced it is extending the public comment period on the draft Pavillion ground water investigation to March 12. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:54:21 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 18398 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Public comment period extended on EPA Pavillion report