As fossil fuel industries decline, leaders of energy-dependent communities scramble to find solutions. Yet one solution rarely comes up in these conversations: Restoration as economic development.
Environmental agency objects, along with others who say faulty justifications allowed approval of Delaware-sized Converse County Oil and Gas Project.
As the U.S. Forest Service studies a Wyoming plan for irrigators to draw down a Sublette recreation destination by 22 feet, it likely won’t weigh water-saving alternatives.
Coal strategy based in part on new Department of Energy study that’s already panned by skeptics, utility.
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.