Wyoming enacted a severance tax exemption last year that gives the industry a break when market prices are low. New legislation would also offer a tax exemption when market prices are high.
Measures aim to guard against delinquent and unpaid mineral-production taxes, strengthen local governments’ ability to collect debts in the event of mineral industry bankruptcies.
Instead of reacting with surprise and anger to leasing moratorium, we should be focusing on long-term solutions, writes our guest columnist.
BLM warns some ranchers that grazing may be curtailed in the upcoming season.
Wildlife agency rewrites 10-year-old document to better address conflicts with an increasing number of wind and solar projects.