CASPER, Wyo. — In recent years, as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rolled out plans to regulate carbon dioxide, ozone and water, reactions in Wyoming fell into a predictable pattern.
The Coast Guard crew had carved a massive slit in the thick Yellowstone River ice in preparation for trapping oil flowing from a 39,000 gallon spill upstream. Then the ice began to pop, and all bets were off.
Constantly changing ice conditions on the Yellowstone River are complicating attempts to retrieve the 40,000 gallons of oil that leaked into the river near Glendive on Jan. 17. Officials say ice capping the river for several miles is dictating what cleanup can be done.
A Billings Police Department review of the April 14, 2014, shooting of Richard Ramirez by Officer Grant Morrison concluded that Morrison acted within the law and followed BPD policies.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead championed 10 states’ joint action to support an ongoing lawsuit over the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation in Central Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Keystone XL pipeline garners most of the energy and environmental attention in Washington. But the pipeline’s fate is secondary in its implications for Wyoming in 2015.
PINEDALE — Recent debate over measures to curtail ozone pollution in Wyoming has largely been limited to the western slope of the Wind River Mountains, where a boom in natural gas production in the past decade pushed air pollution above federal health standards.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its proposal to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants.
Wyoming utilities will need to prematurely shutter four coal-fired power plants to meet the requirements of the Obama administration's proposal to curb carbon dioxide emissions, the chairman of the Wyoming Public Service Commission argued in recent comments submitted to the U.S. Environmenta…
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming county commissioners are preparing for an Environmental Protection Agency rule they say will cause higher costs and longer permitting processes for the state’s water projects.
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.
CASPER, Wyo. — HollyFrontier Corp. has agreed to pay a $153,000 penalty for faulty emergency management planning and reporting at its Cheyenne refinery, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday.
If you want to see a real “all of the above” energy policy, take a look at the five scenarios the Montana Department of Environmental Quality has put out for discussion.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming is asking a federal appeals court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s determination that Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally Indian Country.
About 75 people filled the seats of a Montana State University Billings classroom Wednesday evening to discuss options for Montana’s energy future.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Environmental Protection Agency didn’t comply with federal rule-making procedure when it omitted technical information in its proposal to limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael and 12 of his counterparts from oth…
BISMARCK, N.D. — For the first time and because of environmental issues in the Bakken oil fields, an office of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Criminal Investigation Division will open in North Dakota.
Water is the lifeblood of Montana.
DENVER — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.
Montanans are gearing up for the latest round in the coal wars, with industry supporters trying to protect jobs while environmentalists seek a shift to renewable energy.