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Intermittent Spring Trail remains closed

  • Afton’s water source still operational The trail leading to the Intermittent Spring in Swift Creek Canyon remains closed from the picnic table area up to the mouth of the spring. The Bridger-Teton National Forest implemented an emergency closure…

Hageman addresses coal leases,  power plants

  • U.S. Rep. says EPA is  overstepping its authority. US Representative for Wyoming Harriet Hageman sat down with SVI to discuss several issues the Cowboy State is facing at home along with international matters. BLM announcement regarding coal leasing…

Barrasso criticizes Biden administration’s new power plant rule

  By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via- Wyoming News Exchange GILLETTE — Last week, the Biden administration finalized a rule that compels coal power plants and new natural gas-fired power plants to cut or capture 90% of their climate…

Afton Water shows clean tests at the site of the spring

• Testing included Afton, DEQ and EPA.  Water tests at the Intermittent Spring showed “zero ratings” indicating clean tests for the Afton water source. This fall the Town of Afton, the Department of Environmental Quality and Environmental Protection agency gathered…

SVI Radio Interview-Oct. 10: Violet Sanderson, Afton Town Administrator

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Appeals court sides with Wyoming and PacifiCorp on haze pollution

By Aedan Hannon Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — A panel of judges sided with Wyoming and the state’s largest electric utility in a battle over haze pollution last week finding that the Environmental Protection Agency erred and…

Interviews Radio

Aug. 24: Violet Sanderson, Afton Town Administrator

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Nov. 15 deadline for public comment on Afton Periodic Spring

◆ EPA extends public comment period for preliminary Safe Drinking Water Act decisions related to Afton, Wyoming’s Periodic Spring. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending its public comment period until November 15, 2022, regarding its preliminary Safe Drinking…

EPA extends deadline for public comment

◆ Public comment is invited until November 15. Members of the Afton community gathered in Star Valley High School’s auditorium Tuesday evening, September 27, for a hearing with the EPA regarding the agency’s preliminary determinations that Afton’s Periodic Spring, which…

WATCH LIVE: EPA Public Meeting in Afton

SVI Media is providing live coverage of the Environmental Protection Agency’s public meeting which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in the SVHS Auditorium. The meeting is in regards to the EPA’s preliminary determination that the Town of Afton…