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United States Secretary Of The Interior
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.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming's senior U.S. senator is delaying the release of legislation that aims to block the federal government from cutting mineral royalty payments to 35 states.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Tuesday authorized what he described as potentially the largest wind energy project in the United States, if not the world: A Wyoming wind farm with up to 1,000 turbines that would provide electricity to some 1 million homes.
The Wyoming Governor's Sage-Grouse Implementation Team was one of 17 organizations recognized Friday by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar for a 2011 Partners in Conservation Award.
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from Congress, the Obama administration is backing away from a plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection.
CHEYENNE — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has appointed 10 people to advise the U.S Bureau of Land Management on public land issues in Wyoming.
CASPER — The Bureau of Land Management's proposed plan for expanding coal-bed methane drilling in an environmentally sensitive part of northeast Wyoming calls for staged development.
CHEYENNE — The possibility of new wilderness designations has rankled another Western governor who says the Interior Department ignores how much his state depends on public land remaining open for drilling and other development.
BILLINGS — Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said talks over lifting federal protections from Northern Rockies gray wolves stalled last Monday on several points, in particular a mandate for Idaho to maintain 500 to 700 of the predators.
CHEYENNE — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso is critical of the Obama administration's decision to place the eastern Gulf and the Atlantic seaboard off-limits to oil and natural gas exploration.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and the governors of the three Rocky Mountain states met Monday in Denver to try to figure out how to turn management of wolves over to the states — including the possibility that Congress could specify that the wolf population is fully recovered.