Companies mining Powder River Basin coal prefer the status quo over new restrictions. For greens, the plan is a disappointment.
The state’s county commissioners plan to give Congress a Wyoming blueprint on whether more than 750,000 acres of roadless federal wilderness study areas should be preserved or reclassified, possibly for development. Commissioners are focused on making “long-term, locally driven decisions” about Wyoming’s 45 federal wilderness study areas, the director of the state commissioners’ association said. […]