Interior Department

Wyo Runs Wolf Protection to Ground [AUDIO]
The state game commission moved a step closer to ending federal protection for wolves in Wyoming during a meeting last week in Casper. The Wyoming Game Commission adopted a plan last Wednesday that would classify wolves as unprotected predators in most areas of the state. Game commission approves pl…
Wild Lands Policy Shelved [AUDIO]
A policy that called for federal acres to be inventoried for Wild lands characteristics has been shelved. The Interior department made the announcement Wednesday  saying the so-called ‘Wild Lands Policy’ will be replaced by locally-supported efforts to preserve wilderness. Listen …
Governor Meets With Media [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s governor met with media in Cheyenne Wednesday. Foremost among the issues was the potential flooding the state faces with its snow-pack and spring rains. Gov. Matt Mead: “We’re in a better position than we were last year, as far as preparation, but we need to be, becaus…
Global Warming Forfeits Coal [AUDIO]
A critic of the Interior Department characterized their policies as dangerously schizophrenic in an interview last week. Jeremy Nichols, climate and energy program director with WildEarth Guardians, says that despite the nation’s reliance on coal for electrical energy, coal has no place in a …