Environmental impact statement to study wind farm effects on golden eagles, potentially leading to permit allowing harm or kill of eagles.
Mead says private minerals pre-empt state’s authority, while others say the deal should have been more transparent.
Wyoming’s $41M investment in advanced coal research continues under new CO2 standards, but the direction may shift to “bolt-on” technologies.
Steve Kilpatrick writes that energy, agriculture, and recreation are like a three-legged stool: we need all the legs for balance on Wyoming’s public lands.
Documents show that Heather Zichal operated behind the scenes as EPA prepared to release its findings that fracking had contaminated groundwater in Pavillion.
Managers from Wyo to LA expect cooperation, not conflict, in dealing with declining water in the Colorado River basin.
The Sheep Herder Hill Fire nearly burned down 800 homes in 2012. Risks persist due to firefighting budget cuts and a lack of defensible space.
Coal-friendly Wyoming sees EPA regional haze plan as another Obama attack on its coal economy.
State records show that state and federal agencies pursue fines against oil and gas producers in only a small minority of spill cases.
Could REI survive without America’s outdoor playground – our nation’s public lands?
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.
Environmentalists say the agency is systematically disengaging from any research that could be perceived as questioning the safety of the practice.
The Interior Department today formalized plans to remove Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in most of the lower 48 states.
The decline in the Yellowstone Cutthroat trout population has caused grizzly bears to shift their diet to elk calves in Yellowstone National Park.
The Rural West Initiative presents a video feature on the build-up of “fugitive” ozone gas emissions that are a invisible side effect of gas extraction.
Wildlife managers are looking at white bark pine and new ways to track grizzly populations as they look to delisting the animals.
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.
1,200 head of cattle displaced for about two years while federal lands are allowed to recover.
Drillers want 24,000 new gas wells while Wyoming still struggles to prove it has solved its wintertime ozone problem.
A new winter-use plan may finally strike a balance between environmental concerns and tourism interests in the long-running dispute over snowmobiles.
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