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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Public News Service - WY: Public Lands/Wilderness

Rock Springs, WY – Wyoming's Adobe Town is so unusual that the state is considering making it official by bestowing a "Very Rare or Uncommon" designation. This would help protect that portion of the Red Desert from too much development. Carmi McLean with the Biodiversity Conservation Allianc

Lander, WY – The federal government has the opportunity to "go wild" over preserving Wyoming's roadless areas. Today, the U.S. House will consider the "Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act." If it becomes law, it would declare five million acres of roadless land in Wyoming as "wilderness,

Lander, WY – Wyoming's "Wild Heart of the West" has made the list of 52 places that best embody America's wild legacy, released in a new report by the Sierra Club that focuses on what it will take to preserve these areas. The Red Desert is also included, because it has become ground zero in th

Wyoming's South Pass is still covered with well-worn horse paths and wagon ruts from Native American, Oregon, Mormon, Pioneer and Pony Express trails, and a local group wants to make sure development doesn't hitch a ride on the track. Barbara Dobos with the Alliance for Historic Wyoming says althoug

Lander, WY – Wyoming’s business boom isn’t only about oil and gas, according to a new economic report (The Wilderness Society). The report examined state and federal data on people and jobs and it shows oil and gas, as a portion of personal income, has been on the decline for 30 ye

Laramie, WY – Time to slow down and take a look around. That's what five sporting and conservation groups in Wyoming are saying about the plan to drill 2,000 coalbed methane wells along the Atlantic Rim. The groups have gone to court to stop the project, at least temporarily, until impacts on

Daniel, WY – Wyoming retains its title as the "oil and gas drilling capital of the West," according to a new study from The Wilderness Society. The report says plans are underway to drill more than 58,000 new wells on public land, and that's in addition to thousands already in operation on pub

Lander, WY – Don't just get mad –- get donations, get organized and get something done. That kind of resolve led to the creation of the Wyoming Outdoor Council. Today, the group is celebrating 40 years of watch-dogging oil and gas drilling, private fencing of public lands, and destructiv

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