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.
Wyoming DEQ supports move to reduce Jim Bridger Plant output to 76.3% of capacity in lieu of $280M in pollution controls.
Existing flows of polluted water run afoul of federal, state statutes, groups say as they call for a Wyoming investigation.