Environment Of The United States
CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Senate has passed a bill aimed at streamlining approval of oil and gas drilling permits on federal land.
Cracks in the ground, some deeper than a man’s height, are cropping up on hillsides in the Bull Mountains.
The Acton Recreation Area has been transformed from a place of citations to excitement.
Over the last few months, some Montana legislators have been ginning up attention to the idea that national forests and other public lands should be taken away from the federal government and transferred to state or local governments. Proponents of these schemes offer legal-sounding rhetoric…
A group of Drummond landowners is considering opening pastures to wild horses from the federal Bureau of Land Management.
Two recent congressional investigations point to the loss of millions of dollars to the public due to flaws in the way the Bureau of Land Management manages federal coal, including large holdings in the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming.
Lew Anderson is a weather watcher. By the middle of last week, the Billings school district’s facilities director had determined that subzero weekend forecasts necessitated heating school buildings Sunday and Monday nights as if they were occupied to prevent pipes from freezing. Most of our …
The U.S. Government Accountability Office recently released its report on federal coal leasing. The report, while calling for more transparency and some process improvement, confirms that federal coal leases for Wyoming are being managed in a responsible fashion. Proper oversight by governme…
WEST GLACIER – Obviously, it’s not the busiest time of year at Glacier National Park, which closed Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Environmental groups hailed the U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of an appeal challenging a federal rule that bars development on 50 million acres of roadless areas in national forests, ending one of the main legal battles that had left the rule in doubt for more than a decade.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Federal oil and gas lease sales in the Dakotas and Montana will resume in December, more than six months after the Bureau of Land Management halted bids because of pressure from environmental groups.