Big game conservation techniques developed in Wyoming preceded national policy shifts that now see national opposition.
Thermopolis mayor, whose town drinks from the Bighorn River, also wants to know what’s currently in the water.
Big Horn County, the town of Thermopolis and a conservation district want the DEQ to explain to their communities its plan to allow discharges of pollutants into Boysen Reservoir and give them time to respond.
Omnibus water bills may help municipalities, advance New Fork Lake dam project and resolve a flap over Gillette water project that rural residents believe disrupted their domestic wells.
A controversial impoundment proposed on the West Fork of Battle Creek in Carbon County has hit a couple of speed bumps but remains alive.