Newest energy/wildlife battleground in Wyoming is the Atlantic Rim

The next battleground. By Dustin Bleizeffer. Casper Star-Tribune energy reporter.

Story: the next battleground.

This my be a battle of epic proportions. It shows the oil and gas industry wants it all — all of the West’s undeveloped spaces.







  1. jimbob Avatar

    I almost find the comment from the BLM about “following the will of the public” laughable! What public is he talking about? I guess the energy companies are now considered the public of importance. The will of the public is that the majority of Americans don’t want this type of industrialism brought to our few remaining wild areas. Spin that! Amazingly Orwellian!


Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He was a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and was also its President for several years. For a long time he produced Ralph Maughan’s Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of “Hiking Idaho.” He also wrote “Beyond the Tetons” and “Backpacking Wyoming’s Teton and Washakie Wilderness.” He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

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