Pavillion Ground Water Contamination Report: No Smoking Gun

When the Environmental Protection Agency released a report in 2011 linking groundwater contamination in Pavillion, Wyoming to fracking, it sparked a national debate about the safety of drilling for oil and gas. Response to the latest report on Pavillion groundwater contamination, released Wednesday, was considerably more muted, with just a handful of articles in the local media.

IE Questions: A What Tank?

We are hereby launching a new weekly Inside Energy series:

IE Questions! Yes, in these posts, we will be taking questions from our attractive and talented followers through email, social networking, carrier pigeon—whatever works. One of us will choose a question or two each week and doggedly track down the answer. Alas, we are early in this process, so for this installment I will be answering my own question. It’s one I didn’t even know I had until I was corrected.