posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:48 PM
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacks sufficient resources to inspect high-risk oil and gas wells on federal land as a drilling boom continues in Wyoming, Colorado and other states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Tuesday.
posted on August 7, 2015 at 5:51 PM
The White House upped the ante this week on the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2014 proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, revealing plans to further slice output from 30 to 32 percent by 2030.
posted on May 29, 2015 at 4:25 PM
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell revealed plans Thursday to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species.
posted on April 2, 2015 at 6:12 PM
One of the states that has benefited the most from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is joining a lawsuit against the federal government over a new federal rule involving the disclosure of the chemicals used in the process.
posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:14 PM
A private company finally will be able to legally drill for oil in part of Wyoming that's best known for a 1920s presidential scandal.
posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM
Western ranchers, as well as energy companies and recreational users, stand to lose access to some western federal lands – at least during certain times of the year - if the greater sage-grouse is listed as a threatened or endangered species next...
posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:38 PM
Officials at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's disease laboratory in Laramie say a 4-year-old mule deer buck taken in Carbon County during hunting season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, which is a contagious neurological...
posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:07 AM
A national report says Nebraska was one of two states that experienced its hottest and driest year on record in 2012.
posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:19 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Drought-stricken cattle ranchers in Wyoming are looking to surrounding states for grazing land, and their best bet might be North Dakota, where farmers this year have been luckier than their neighbors.
posted on June 29, 2012 at 11:35 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Drought-stricken cattle ranchers in Wyoming are looking to surrounding states for grazing land, and their best bet might be North Dakota, where farmers this year have been luckier than their neighbors.
While large areas of...
posted on August 5, 2011 at 4:42 PM
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it plans to use a birth-control drug to reduce the growth of wild horse herds in southwestern Wyoming.
posted on March 25, 2011 at 7:03 PM
U.S. commodities flow into Japan, despite the impact of a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. Government meteorologists call for increased chances of major flooding in Midwestern watersheds. And speculators deploy new technologies hoping to...
posted on August 28, 2009 at 8:08 PM
GLENROCK, Wyo. (AP) - Richard Grant Jr.'s family has ranched Wyoming's rugged granite-and-grass hills for generations, their 123-year-old ranch dotted with reminders of their long history - an historic schoolhouse, an old red barn and the parcels...
posted on July 31, 2009 at 8:07 PM
Congressional leaders have spent much of the summer in closed-door meetings hammering out details of potential health care reform.
posted on May 8, 2009 at 8:05 PM
BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- The governors of Wyoming and Idaho say a federal plan to create a special livestock disease management zone in the Yellowstone region would "taint" the area's cattle industry but do nothing to eliminate the disease.