As Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks reopen to keen interest, officials keep a wary eye on visitors and a steep decline of projected tax revenues.
Agency’s preferred alternatives don’t account for four-year population slide, wildfire risks or landscape-scale coordination as the BLM aligns federal conservation plans with states’, experts charge. Others back the federal plan.
The Colorado River basin faces a massive crisis. Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt lays out a road map that doesn’t entail arbitrary cuts.
The years-long, politically charged fight over permitting what would be the first new Wyoming coal mine in decades resumed Wednesday with familiar arguments from both sides.
State proposal, supported by agricultural interests, would also prohibit information gathered by academic institutions from being solely used to classify the health of streams, rivers and lakes.