Pavillion Report

IRS, HUD, EPA Furlough 115,000 Due To Sequester Cuts

The Environmental Protection Agency announced the appointment of its new Scientific Integrity Officer, Dr. Francesca Grifo, in a press release yesterday. Dr. Grifo’s appointment is part of a broader EPA scientific integrity policy, released in early 2012, which aims to ensure that the agency’s regulatory efforts are based on sound science. “EPA’s mission to protect human health… Keep reading →

Department Of Environmental Conservation Holds Hydro Fracking Hearing

Good news for gas drillers! A few days before the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will neither finalize nor seek peer review of its investigation of the impact of hydraulic fracturing on groundwater at an Encana-operated field near Pavillion, Wyoming, The United States Geological Survey announced that it had found naturally occurring methane in… Keep reading →