Critics, who asked the senator not to introduce the measure, say the draft bill was forged without balanced input, including from Native Americans. But some like it.
Wyoming Outdoor Council
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.
Feds are on track to approve a 4,250-well oilfield expansion, which will boost revenues and add millions of tons of greenhouse gasses to a changing climate.
In an effort to engender appreciation for the Red Desert, WOC is issuing a new resource to help people safely explore and experience the starkly beautiful public lands.
Regulators survey two polluted creeks near Moneta Divide oilfield to assess whether environmental classifications are appropriate.