Encore Green co-founder and technology president

Encore Green technology president Seth Frentheway explains the company’s new website that includes data protected by blockchain as company co-founder Marvin Nash looks on. Tom Coulter/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

CHEYENNE – After several years of planning, Encore Green Environmental received a one-time permit from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality earlier this month to apply treated wastewater from oil drilling to farming operations, marking a huge step in the company’s attempts to get the new technology up and running.

The WDEQ permit allows the local agricultural company to apply roughly 7,000 barrels of produced water to private farmland near Pine Bluffs. Encore Green co-founder Marvin Nash said the permit marks the project’s turn from a plan into a reality.

Tom Coulter is the Wyoming Tribune Eagle’s state government reporter. He can be reached at tcoulter@wyomingnews.com or 307-633-3124. Follow him on Twitter at @tomcoulter_.

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