U.S. EPA has extended the public comment period for a draft research report on the Pavillion, WY groundwater contamination investigation:  "The public comment period began December 14, 2011, and ends January 15, 2013. Comments should be submitted to the docket or received in writing by EPA by January 15, 2013."

EPA's summary:  "The draft research report was prepared by the National Risk Management Research Laboratory, within the EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD), and EPA Region 8. This draft research report is not final as described in EPA's Information Quality Guidelines, and does not represent and should not be construed to represent Agency policy or views. Eastern Research Group, Inc., an EPA contractor for external peer review, will convene an independent panel of experts for peer review of this draft research report. Public comments submitted during the public comment period will be made available to the peer review panel for consideration in their review. An external peer review meeting will take place following the public comment period."