Wyoming adopts habitat mitigation rules as Trump’s BLM, thwarted by courts, issues second stab at greater sage grouse plan rewrite.
Feds are on track to approve a 4,250-well oilfield expansion, which will boost revenues and add millions of tons of greenhouse gasses to a changing climate.
Critics pick apart the science behind Aethon’s proposal to discharge millions of gallons, tons of solids, into creeks above Boysen Reservoir.
Gov. Gordon declines to intervene, despite pleas from conservation groups, saying existing protections in world’s densest grouse habitat are adequate.
The new governor can defend the proud work of his predecessors that ensured a future for sage grouse and a balanced approach to energy development.