Tom Doll http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en The Wyoming Oil and Gas Supervisor resigns http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-oil-and-gas-supervisor-resigns <p>The Wyoming Oil and Gas Supervisor Tom Doll has resigned.&nbsp;</p><p>Doll recently apologized for saying greed is motivating people in the Pavillion area who blame hydraulic fracturing for polluting the groundwater around the small central Wyoming community.&nbsp;</p><p>The remark was made at a meeting of regulators in Vancouver.&nbsp; Renny MacKay, a spokesman for Governor Mead said that Doll&rsquo;s remarks didn&rsquo;t reflect the view of the Matt Mead administration.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 23:10:13 +0000 Bob Beck 25542 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Wyoming Oil and Gas Supervisor resigns No fines for gas well blowout http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/no-fines-gas-well-blowout <p>Wyoming&#39;s top oil and gas regulator says the<br />companies involved in a natural gas well blowout in eastern Wyoming<br />last month won&#39;t face any fines.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Tom Doll, the state&#39;s oil and gas supervisor, tells the Casper<br />Star-Tribune that well owner Chesapeake Energy Corp. and drill rig owner Trinidad Drilling Ltd. won&#39;t be<br />cited for the blowout. The mishap vented up to 2 million cubic feet<br />of explosive gas and 31,500 gallons of drilling fluid into the air<br />and around the drill site near Douglas. Mon, 14 May 2012 15:09:21 +0000 Associated Press 24019 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org No fines for gas well blowout EPA's Pavillion Report Slammed During House Subcommittee Hearing http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/epas-pavillion-report-slammed-during-house-subcommittee-hearing <p>Members of the U.S. House Energy and Environment Subcommittee slammed the Environmental Protection Agency during a hearing about the agency&rsquo;s ground water research in the town of Pavillion.</p><p>The Energy and Environment Subcommittee hearing got off to a late start after &ldquo;Gasland&rdquo; filmmaker Josh Fox was arrested for trying to film the proceedings. Fox has spent considerable time in Pavillion documenting water contamination that may be associated with hydraulic fracturing. An ABC News crew was denied entrance to the hearing.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 00:20:51 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 18960 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org EPA's Pavillion Report Slammed During House Subcommittee Hearing