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PNS Daily News - December 16, 2019 


Senator Schumer calls for four specific witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial; giving Iowans with disabilities a voice in caucuses; and an expert says Seasonal Affective Disorder is a lot more than just the holiday blues.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Public News Service - WY: Public Lands/Wilderness

A federal court ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service violated the Endangered Species Act when it decided not to protect the wolverine. (JohnDPorter/iStockphoto)

CHEYENNE, Wy. - Conservation groups are doubling down on efforts to protect wolverines after a court ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service violated the Endangered Species Act when the agency decided not to protect the famously tough predator. Managing attorney Tim Preso with Earthjustice s

The U.S. Senate is holding a hearing today on new rules that aim to reduce oil and gas waste on public and tribal lands.  (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The U.S. Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining, chaired by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., is holding a hearing in the nation's capital today on new rules proposed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that aim to reduce oil and gas wast

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is getting ready to take over management of Yellowstone grizzlies and is accepting public comments until April 14.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming is getting ready for the potential removal of Yellowstone grizzlies from the endangered species list. The state has produced a draft management plan, which includes hunting, and is accepting public comments through April 14. Connie Wilbert, director of the Sierra Club's Wyo

Conservationists are concerned upper-basin state efforts to divert water could hurt ecosystems dependent on the Colorado River. (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming has moved one step closer to getting more water for ranching, agriculture and industrial development. The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources has advanced a bill that would allow the state to take an additional 125,000 acre-feet of water from the Green River at the F

The Bureau of Land Management has advanced plans to build the largest wind farm in North America in southern Wyoming. (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wy. - Wyoming is closer to launching North America's largest wind farm. The Bureau of Land Management recently gave a thumbs up on the project's environmental impact plans. According to BLM spokesperson Brad Purdy, the project would generate enough energy to power almost a million homes a

Conservation groups and indigenous tribes are gearing up to oppose the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's plans to remove Yellowstone Park grizzly bears from the endangered species list.

CHEYENNE, Wy. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposal to take Yellowstone National Park grizzly bears off the endangered species list has renewed debate on whether the move, which allows hunting, could undo years of progress restoring the species. The action would shift management of some

A new report shows counties in Wyoming with more public lands, such as Devils Tower National Monument in Crook County, fare better than counties with less. (Colin Faulkingham/Wikimedia Commons)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - In the wake of state and congressional efforts to hand over national lands to states, a new study shows rural counties in Wyoming with more federal lands do better than counties with less. While some parts of the West are struggling, said report author Megan Lawson of Headwaters Ec

Just two weeks after armed militants were ousted from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, the U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation that would allow states to seize national lands for drilling and logging without federal environmental oversight. (Blaine Cooper/Wikimedia Commons)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Just two weeks after armed militants were ousted from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, the U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation to allow states to seize national lands for drilling and logging without federal environmental oversight. Earlier this

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