WyoFile editor-in-chief Dustin Bleizeffer reports the death of a measure that would have required people  and groups wanting to protest energy or industrial development projects to post a bond.


Environmental groups, including the Powder River Basin Resource Council, had argued there are long-standing administrative and legal procedures to prove standing when challenging a permit application or permitted energy project. A major point of contention between conservationists and developers in Wyoming is the Wyoming Environmental Quality Council‘s administrative appeals process, which considers challenges permitting actions by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.

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