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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Wyoming Newsletter for Sunday February 23, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Center for Biological Diversity: Legal Petition Aims to Protect Wyoming's Path of the Pronghorn From Massive Drilling Project
CASPER, Wyoming, Feb. 21 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release on Feb. 20: Conservation groups filed a legal petition challenging the Trump administration's plan to allow 3,500 new gas wells in southwestern Wyoming. The massive frack-field expansion could block the ancient Path of the Pronghorn and prevent access to winter ranges that the animals need to survive. The iconic 170-mile migratory path connects Grand Teton National Park and crucial winter range fa  more

Center for Biological Diversity: Trump Administration Announces New Plans to Slash Sage Grouse Protections in Seven Western States
BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 21 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release: The Trump administration announced that it will release new plans to slash protections for the dwindling greater sage grouse, attempting to satisfy a federal court ruling that blocked its earlier attempt. The Bureau of Land Management's supplemental environmental impact statements covering millions of acres of public land in Colorado, northeastern California, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming   more

New Geisinger Physician Bolsters Neurology Care in Northeast
SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, Feb. 18 -- Geisinger Health issued the following news release: Elmyra V. Encarnacion, M.D., a board-certified neurologist, has joined Geisinger, practicing at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, Geisinger Neurology on West Olive Street in Scranton, and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. Dr. Encarnacion earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She obtained her medical degree at St. Georges University  more

Western Watersheds: Legal Petition Aims to Protect Wyoming's Path of the Pronghorn From Massive Drilling Project
CASPER, Wyoming, Feb. 20 -- The Western Watersheds Project issued the following news release on Feb. 19: Conservation groups filed a legal petition challenging the Trump administration's plan to allow 3,500 new gas wells in southwestern Wyoming. The massive frack-field expansion could block the ancient Path of the Pronghorn and prevent access to winter ranges that the animals need to survive. The iconic 170-mile migratory path connects Grand Teton National Park and crucial winter range farther  more

WildEarth Guardians: Trump Administration Announces New Plans to Slash Sage Grouse Protections in Seven Western States
BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 20 -- WildEarth Guardians issued the following news release: * * * - Trump administration announced that it will release new plans to slash protections for the dwindling greater sage grouse * * * The Trump administration announced that it will release new plans to slash protections for the dwindling greater sage grouse, attempting to satisfy a federal court ruling that blocked its earlier attempt. The Bureau of Land Management's supplemental environmental impact statement  more