Environmental watchdogs have been sounding the alarm about Teton County’s drinking water quality for years, but a full, data-driven picture of the problem wasn’t available until this year.
Residents of a tiny, unincorporated coal town on Colorado’s Western Slope are pitted against billionaire mine owner Bill Koch in a fight for clean drinking water.
Several government entities are involved in this plan, which aims to pass more water from Jackson’s sewage plant through enhanced and reconstructed wetlands. The project is currently in its permitting phase.
Some advocates are pushing for a dedicated “Water Czar” to unify government efforts to address this mammoth issue.
Residents of the small town of Pavillion, Wyoming, found themselves the participants of a fracking experiment. And they suffered for it.