Trump Administration

Feds seek tighter methane rules   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — After an Obama-era methane rule was repealed by the Trump administration, reinstated in court and then struck down for good last October, the federal government is once again tightening...
Oil and gas lease sales set to resume next year   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – The Biden administration on Tuesday set an end date for its pause on federal oil and gas leasing. The first onshore lease sale since December will be held by early 2022. ...
Bill creating legal defense fund for coal passes first Senate hurdle   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A proposal to set aside over a million dollars in funding for Wyoming to sue other states divesting from coal cleared an initial vote in the Senate on...
Legislature wants to use $1.2 million to help coal   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A proposed bill to set aside $1.2 million for Wyoming to sue other states divesting from coal received a warm welcome from lawmakers at a committee meeting on Friday...

Rob Wallace enjoys Jackson Lake in September 2019, shortly after he was confirmed as the Assistant Secretary of Fish, Wildlife and Parks at the U.S. Department of Interior. The Jackson Hole resident’s time with Interior came to a close with the change in presidential administrations. Photo by Bradly J. Boner, Jackson Hole News&Guide.

Global conservation, COVID response defined Wallace’s Interior stint with Trump administration   By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Rob Wallace’s first official move in the inner circle of decision-making at the U.S. Department of the Interior was to...
Tribes protest Converse County drilling plans   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A landmark decision delivered by the Trump administration late last month gives five oil and gas companies the green light to forge ahead in drilling 5,000 wells over the...
Gray wolves removed from endangered species list   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — In a move decried by wildlife advocates but supported by many Wyoming lawmakers, the Trump administration Thursday lifted protections for gray wolves under the Endangered...
Methane rule overturned;  industry cheers decision by federal court judge   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — In a win for Wyoming’s oil and gas industry, a federal court overturned on Thursday a rule limiting the amount of methane and other pollutants...
Environmental act overhaul could be significant for state   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER  — Wyoming produces more minerals from public land than almost any other state in the country and also maintains some of the most coveted wildlife habitats in the...
Clean Water change pleases farmers, concerns environmentalists   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The Trump administration forged ahead on its 2017 promise to rollback regulations under the Clean Water Act this month, stripping away a rule that expanded...

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