Agencies Working on Geoscience Issues in wyoming
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality is responsible for enforcing state and federal environmental laws. It is comprised of seven divisions inluding: administration, abandoned mine land, air quality, industrial siting, land quality, solid & hazardous waste, water quality.
Among the SERC's duties are the following: designate local emergency planning districts within the state and appoint a local emergency planning committee (LEPC) to serve each of the districts; coordinate and supervise activities of the local committees; review local emergency response plans annually; receive all chemical release notifications and inventory reports.
The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) performs the important and critical function of interpreting Wyoming’s complex geology.