Order prevents drilling and ground disturbance on 449 oil and gas leases covering 334,762 acres in Wyoming until BLM resolves shortcomings in Trump-era approval.
center for biological diversity
In rebuttal to a recent guest column, Jennifer Molidor and Erik Molvar argue that grazing’s effects are antithetical to wild habitat conservation.
Rural landscapes and wildlife, write Wyoming ranchers Sharon and Pat O’Toole, need ranching and irrigated agriculture to survive.
Funds from overturned oil and gas lease sales have already been disbursed for school kids, elderly, disabled and those “below the poverty line,” Wyoming said.
Thursday hearing could stall Wyoming hunt. Meantime license winners prepare with required hunting courses, including those who intend to “shoot ’em with a camera.”