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The Supreme Court opens the door for prosecutors to seek President Trump's financial records; a backlash in Florida on school reopening plans.

2020Talks - July 10, 2020 


US Supreme Court rules on Trump's tax returns; Houston mayor cancels Texas GOP's in-person convention; Louisiana has elections; and DC council gives people incarcerated for felonies the right to vote.

Public News Service - WY: Water

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Wyoming may be poised for a uranium renaissance. The U.S. Interior Department extended a ban on uranium claims around the Grand Canyon last week, and some Colorado projects are tied up in court. Meanwhile, there are 25 projects either up and running or in the process in Wyoming, a st

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The U.S. House is set to make a budget decision this week that could mean less money for Wyoming recreation and tourism projects. The Interior Department budget bill "de-funds" the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), bringing it to its lowest level ever. Neil Thagard, a hunte

LARAMIE, Wyo. - It looks like a tiny kangaroo, but it's a mouse - and it will soon hop back on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) list in Wyoming. A U.S. District Court judge made that call for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse, after looking at a 2008 Bush administration decision to split protection

JACKSON, Wyo. - Wyoming's Hoback River is listed as one of America's "most endangered" in a report released today by the organization American Rivers. Ten waterways are featured each year; they aren't necessarily the most polluted, but rather rivers that face pollution risks. The Hoback is number se

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. - Oil-shale development possibilities on public lands in Wyoming are getting a fresh look from the Bureau of Land Management. A hearing is set for Friday in Rock Springs, and meetings also are being held in Colorado and Utah. While oil shale often is touted as a solution to feed

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The town of Pavillion, Wyo., is one of the stars of a documentary being shown today in Laramie and Thursday in Cheyenne. "Gasland" features landowner experiences with natural-gas drilling in 24 states. Film director Josh Fox became interested in those stories after turning down an e

LANDER, Wyo. - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has thrown cold water on Wyoming state water policy - specifically, on the state's regulation of groundwater pumped up during coalbed methane production. The federal agency takes issue with the case-by-case approach used by the state Departmen

LARAMIE, Wyo. - It may be the end of the road for the national forest roadless rule. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled the original rule is back in place - tossing out the Bush administration decision to repeal the protections for about 60 million acres nationwide. More than 3 million acr

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