Companies mining Powder River Basin coal prefer the status quo over new restrictions. For greens, the plan is a disappointment.
Wyoming team recommends Gov. Mead revise greater sage grouse conservation protections, to prohibit drilling in winter concentration areas.
Teaser: Environmental groups urge the Interior Department to heed the threat of climate change when finalizing a new plan for almost 800,000 acres in Wyoming.
Federal land managers incorporate Wyoming’s sage grouse “core areas” protection strategy in hopes to avoid ESA listing.