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National Environmental Policy Act
The rare-earth industry may be one step closer to reality in Wyoming.
A guest column, “Coal Port EIS Jeopardizes Montana Jobs,” published Dec. 17, contains inaccurate information.
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the government must closely examine roads, airstrips and other travel routes in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument to prevent potential damage to cultural and historical properties.
HELENA — A helicopter can be used to fly in equipment to repair a failing dam in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, despite environmentalists’ objections that it goes against federal laws protecting wilderness areas from mechanized or motorized use, a federal judge ruled.
BOZEMAN — NorthWestern Energy is close to starting work on a two-year, $34 million project to upgrade a transmission line to Big Sky.
HELENA — A federal judge said he will continue to block a collaborative forest management project that includes logging 2,038 acres because the U.S. Forest Service did not submit a proper response to his order to analyze its effects on lynx habitat.
CODY — Managing high-profile public lands, especially national parks like Yellowstone and Grand Teton, often means navigating a minefield of public passions over hot-button issues like snowmobiles, wolves, bison and grizzly bears, to name a few. Inevitably, it seems, disagreements over such …
MISSOULA — A federal judge filed a lengthy opinion Wednesday explaining his decision last month to block the Colt-Summit timber sale, ruling that the U.S. Forest Service’s analysis of the project’s cumulative effects on lynx – as required by the National Environmental Policy Act – was not su…
BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge has halted a 7,000-acre eastern Idaho logging project in potential lynx habitat near Yellowstone National Park after finding the U.S. Forest Service failed to follow federal laws intended to safeguard the environment.
After hearing from 46 speakers, the Helena City Commission voted 3-2 Monday night to send a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers, asking it to consider potential impacts on Helena during an environmental review of proposed coal ports on the West Coast.
PINEDALE, Wyo. -- The Pinedale Anticline mesa is a sea of muted greens and browns, sagebrush and dirt, surrounded by a horizon dotted with natural gas rigs.
DENVER - The state of Wyoming and the Colorado Mining Association want a federal court in Denver to reconsider a rule prohibiting roads on nearly 50 million acres of land in national forests across the United States.
MISSOULA — Four conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service in federal court seeking to halt a 2,038-acre logging plan contained in a restoration project for the Lolo National Forest about 10 miles north of Seeley Lake.
DARRINGTON, Wash. - A Montana environmental group is suing the U.S. Forest Service over the construction of a new fire lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness Area northeast of Seattle.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on the proposed drilling of a gas well in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.
For the fourth straight year, the state Legislature has killed legislation that would have allowed the Wyoming attorney general to sue the federal government for any failure to follow the federal Endangered Species Act or the National Environmental Policy Act.