Goggles http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Tribes concerned over health effects of uranium contamination http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/tribes-concerned-over-health-effects-uranium-contamination <pre>Tribal officials on the Wind River Reservation continue to seek answers after the Department of Energy announced that uranium was found in some residents' tap water. </pre> <pre>DOE officials announced last week that data collected in the fall indicated that four households near a former uranium waste site had levels of uranium nearly twice the legal limit. </pre> <pre>Dean Goggles is executive Director for the Wind River Environmental Quality Commission. He says tribal members are currently faced with more questions than answers. Mon, 07 May 2012 12:46:02 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 23672 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Tribes concerned over health effects of uranium contamination Democrats Respond To State Of The State http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/democrats-respond-state-state <p>Wyoming Democrats say they were mostly pleased with the governor&rsquo;s State of the State message. But while they agree the state should be cautious with spending, they don&rsquo;t favor reductions.&nbsp; House Minority Floor Leader Pat Goggles wishes Gov. Mead had spent more time on worker safety.&nbsp; Goggles says it is time get serious about the situation.</p><p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;d like to see more positions in compliance in terms of worker safety and work to change the culture of safety,&rdquo; says Goggles.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 01:20:46 +0000 Bob Beck 19528 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Democrats Respond To State Of The State