A group of conservation, animal welfare, and media groups filed suit challenging Wyoming for its data trespassing laws passed in 2015.
Don Burkhart once stopped a worker from jumping to his death as part of his work reducing workplace fatalities in Wyoming’s mineral industry.
The Interior Department is considering withdrawing up to 10 million acres in six states from new hardrock mining claims to protect and restore greater sage grouse habitat.
Here are five reasons why Wyoming deserves credit for its efforts in conserving greater sage grouse, and five reasons to worry about the fate of the bird.
The sage grouse “does not need protection under the Endangered Species Act,” Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said Tuesday.