Impact of Fracking in Wyoming [on deer] July 3, 2011

Impact of Fracking in Wyoming July 3, 2011 Management 

“Our native mule deer population has plummeted as much as 75 percent this last winter – 60 percent on the Anticline – due to deep snows, extreme cold and crucial winter range destruction by natural gas wells....“This past winter we had the highest, monitored ground-level ozone in Wyoming’s history – 166 ppb (parts per billion) – and serious health consequences, including respiratory ailments and bloody noses...“Our groundwater has been contaminated by hydrocarbons and no analysis has been conducted on nine years of groundwater monitoring data. We have not determined what’s causing water wells to have ‘Lower Explosive Limits’ of methane at the wellhead....

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