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  • Open for business: Wyoming throws away its water to get out the gas

    Under Gov. Jim Geringer's "open for business' philosophy, the methane gas industry faces little regulation in Wyoming.

  • Locked out of the public lands

    In Wyoming, hunters and ORVers rally to protest the way that newly arrived corporate ranchers and rich people are blocking traditional areas of access to public lands.

  • Book says cows don't belong on most BLM lands

    Prof. Debra Donahue's book, "The Western Range Revisited: Removing Livestock from Public Lands to Conserve Native Biodiversity," has infuriated Wyoming ranchers.

  • A prof takes on the sacred cow

    At the University of Wyoming, Prof. Debra Donahue's book, "The Western Range Revisited," with its criticism of grazing, has provoked fury among ranchers and raised questions about academic freedom.

  • Proulx shoots holes in mythic Wyoming

    Annie Proulx's new book, "Close Range: Wyoming Stories," has displeased some Wyoming residents by its gritty, unflattering look at what lies under the surface of the cowboy mythology of the state.

  • Rancher stonewalls an agency

    Rancher Wright Dickenson's overgrazed Pine Mountain allotment in southern Wyoming is at the center of a dispute between the BLM and the National Wildlife Federation.

  • Wyoming's Red Desert: 15 million acres of contention

    A possible oil and gas boom in Wyoming's Red Desert has environmentalists scrambling to mitigate the impacts without totally alienating local oil and gas workers.

  • Irony piles on irony in Wyoming

    A proposed private-federal land swap designed to preserve Wyoming's Spring Gulch Ranch raises controversy and charges of elitism.

  • Ranchers protect land in Wyoming

    The Nature Conservancy buys Pete Widener ranch near Wyoming's Big Horn Mountains.

  • Wyoming boom could gas wildlife herds

    A boom in natural gas drilling in Wyoming is happening too fast for wildlife.

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