Wasting Wyoming

Wasting Wyoming

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November 17, 2012
 

In most of the US, dumping toxic waste is prohibited, but on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, oil and gas companies have federal government permission. As the Shoshone and Arapaho tribes live with deadly fumes, radioactive and carcinogenic creeks and rivers, it doesn’t require much imagination to wonder if the EPA let this happen because it’s on Indian land.

NPR’s Elizabeth Shogren reports.

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