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Public can comment on federal coal lease modification

March 24, 2014

Public can comment on federal coal lease modification
— March 24, 2014
(Press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Plains District Office (HPDO) announces …

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BLM and Bridger-Teton National Forest seek input on Riley Ridge on CO2, helium and methane wells project

March 19, 2014

BLM and the Bridger-Teton National Forest Seek Public Input on Riley Ridge Unit Development
— March 19, 2014
(Press release) —The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale …

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BLM advancing multi-state line on route that avoids most sensitive landscapes

February 25, 2014

Federal land managers are considering several alternative routes for the 412-mile Gateway West transmission line, originating in Wyoming.

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Federal oil & gas lease sale nets $14M

February 13, 2014

Federal oil & gas lease sale nets $14M
— February 13, 2014
(Press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) generated more than $14 million for …

Peaks To Plains wild horse sanctuary, Wyoming – WyoFile

Second wild horse eco-sanctuary proposed near Lander

February 11, 2014

If approved the 900-acre Double D Ranch ranch could be home to up to 250 wild horses, gathered primarily from Wyoming public rangelands.

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BLM posts proposed parcels for May 2014 oil and gas lease sale

February 5, 2014

BLM posts proposed parcels for May 2014 oil and gas lease sale
— February 5, 2014
(Press release) The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office …

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BLM sets public meetings on sage-grouse Resource Management Plan amendments

January 26, 2014

BLM sets public meetings on sage-grouse Resource Management Plan amendments
(BLM press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold public meetings for the …

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BLM seeks comments on August 2014 oil and gas lease sale parcels

January 25, 2014

BLM seeks comments on August 2014 oil and gas lease sale parcels
(BLM press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Plains District (HPD) …

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BLM seeks public input on Little Mountain drilling proposal

January 7, 2014

BLM seeks public input on Little Mountain drilling proposal 
— January 7, 2014
(BLM press release) — The Bureau of Land Management has announced it will work to …

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Atlantic Rim natural gas development review team set to meet in January

December 22, 2013

Atlantic Rim natural gas development review team set to meet in January
(BLM press release) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rawlins Field Office (RFO) …

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Interior Secretary Jewell provides update on sage grouse conservation

December 12, 2013

Interior Secretary Jewell provides update on sage grouse conservation
LAS VEGAS, NV – (press release) At a meeting with western governors today, Secretary of the Interior Sally …

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Bruce Babbitt: Wyoming BLM should end era of non-regulation

November 26, 2013

The BP America proposal to drill 8,950 more natural gas wells in southern Wyoming could be a turning point for Wyoming BLM.

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Energy company was allowed to harass wildlife and run hunters off Battle Mountain

November 22, 2013

Energy activity was allowed to trump smart wildlife management as ungulates and hunters alike were run off Battle Mountain by helicopters and ground crews.

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Public mineral parcels for February 2014 oil and gas lease sale posted

November 13, 2013

Public mineral parcels for February 2014 oil and gas lease sale posted
— November 13, 2013
(Press release) The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office …

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BLM seeks nominations to Resource Advisory Council

October 25, 2013

BLM seeks nominations to Resource Advisory Council
— October 25, 2013
(Press release) The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming announced today that it is seeking public nominations …

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Feds say 21 cents (per ton) bid for Powder River Basin coal is too low

September 18, 2013

Federal officials announced Wednesday that a 21-cents per ton bid for a coal lease was rejected for not meeting fair market value.

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Sage grouse hailed as job-killing weapon in ‘New War on the West’

September 5, 2013

A U.S. House committee says the Endangered Species Act is in need of an overhaul to avoid economic roadblocks from sage grouse listing.

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Recent no-bid on Powder River Basin coal tract may show preference for coal exports

August 23, 2013

With all the economic and regulatory factors evolving in the coal market, Wyoming can’t say what might be in store for Powder River Basin coal.

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Cheyenne lecture will focus on Powder River Basin coal leasing program

August 16, 2013

The laws and regulations guiding federal coal leases in the Powder River Basin are a compilation of many strange turns throughout the past four decades. …

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Federal PRB coal lease sale set for August 21

July 26, 2013

148M tons of federal Powder River Basin coal up for bid in August
— July 26, 2013
(Press release) The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold …