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Water Pipeline Permitting is no Easy Task

Experts say Aaron Million's pipeline project won't begin construction any time soon, not before weaving through a wealth of legal obstacles and obtaining permission from a slew of different agencies.

EPA Finds Compound Used in Fracking in Wyoming Aquifer

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica. Not for republication by Wyoming media.

As the country awaits results from a nationwide safety study on the natural gas drilling process of fracking, a separate government investigation into contamination in a place where residents …

Approaches to Safety

Few outdoor-recreation organizations have a finer reputation for safety and professionalism than the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Even so, the Lander-based nonprofit notched a sad milestone in September—its 12th death in the wilderness-education school’s 46-year history. Tom Plotkin, a …