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BLM Plans Prescribed Fire North Of Pinedale
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to conduct a prescribed fire about 25 miles northwest of Pinedale this winter or early spring. The timing of the Hoback prescribed burn will depend on fuel moisture and weather conditions. The fire will dispose of slash piles alon…
BLM Preparing For Southern Wyoming Wild Horse Roundup
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management is preparing to round up some wild horses in southern Wyoming next summer. The BLM announced Wednesday that it would take public comment on a proposal to gather horses in Sweetwater and Carbon counties on lands that stretch from Intersta…
Sweetwater Co. Opposes BLM Fracking Rules
GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) — The Sweetwater County Commission says the federal government doesn’t need to impose rules for hydraulic fracturing on public lands. The commission has written the U.S. Bureau of Land Management saying the federal government should leave oversight of the oil and…
BLM Oil, Gas Lease Auction Generates Nearly $6.5M
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A quarterly federal auction of oil and gas leases in Wyoming has generated nearly $6.5 million. Almost half the total raised at the Bureau of Land Management auction Tuesday will go to the state of Wyoming. The highest bid per acre was $2,200. Overall, the auction offere…
Judge Rejects Coal Lawsuit
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from environmental groups that sought to block federal coal leases in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin on the grounds that burning the coal would contribute to global warming. The Sierra Club and WildEarth Guardians had challeng…

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