A controversial impoundment proposed on the West Fork of Battle Creek in Carbon County has hit a couple of speed bumps but remains alive.
Medicine Bow National Forest
The lightning-sparked Britania Mountain fire took advantage of hot dry weather to burn within 6 miles of Wheatland. As of Thursday it was 33 percent contained.
Forest Service would log, cut, burn, build 600 miles of temporary roads across 562 square miles in Medicine Bow Mountains and Sierra Madre.
Funds to be used to acquire Forest Service property, avoid NEPA entanglement.
Wyoming’s major wildfire put up an impressive column of smoke seen in this aerial photograph taken July 5.