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Western states are ill-equipped to take ownership of federal lands because of the spiraling cost of fighting wildfires on national forests
Initial well-integrity report finds gas wells were properly drilled and maintained, more study needed to determine source of water contamination.
Sage grouse proponents blast O&G industry for misinformation campaign.
The Forest Service has run out of appropriated suppression money eight times in the past decade, forcing it to siphon money from non-fire accounts.
Environmental groups have had differing opinions on whether to delist the grizzlies in the Yellowstone region.
States with a high energy presence are at the top of the ‘worst’ list for workplace fatalities: North Dakota, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and West Virginia.
EPA’s goal is to write a rule that reduces Earth-warming CO2 emissions without threatening energy reliability. The Obama administration wants its rule to avoid significant …
Federal land managers are considering several alternative routes for the 412-mile Gateway West transmission line, originating in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality did not allow for enough public input before giving an underground coal gasification project preliminary approval to pollute an …
The Supreme Court hears a Wyoming man’s challenge to the Forest Service’s construction of a bicycle trail across his property.
Hispanic workers in the U.S. oil and gas industry bear a disproportionate share of workplace injuries, as gaps in health insurance and language issues put …
Environmental impact statement to study wind farm effects on golden eagles, potentially leading to permit allowing harm or kill of eagles.
Documents show that Heather Zichal operated behind the scenes as EPA prepared to release its findings that fracking had contaminated groundwater in Pavillion.
The Interior Department announced it will return $110M in mineral royalties withheld from states under budget sequestration, including $41m for Wyoming.
State records show that state and federal agencies pursue fines against oil and gas producers in only a small minority of spill cases.
15.6 million gallons of oil and other liquids were reported spilled at production sites last year, more than what leaked from the infamous 1989 spill.
U.S. EPA has abandoned its investigation of groundwater contamination near oil and gas operations in Wyoming. The agency will not seek peer review and will …
The Interior Department today formalized plans to remove Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in most of the lower 48 states.
The GOP criticized an Obama administration request for additional funds in an ongoing fracking study into the practice’s health and safety consequences.
Conservation groups say a new BLM plan covering millions of acres in central Wyoming fails to adequately protect the habitat of the imperiled sage grouse.
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