Alan Johnson http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Company Ordered to Pay $1 Million for Illegal Oil Discharge http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/company-ordered-pay-1-million-illegal-oil-discharge <p>A federal court has ordered an oil and gas company to pay one million dollars for an unauthorized oil discharge near Rawlins in 2011.</p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:21:10 +0000 Irina Zhorov 53384 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Company Ordered to Pay $1 Million for Illegal Oil Discharge Judge hears arguments in Wyoming bald eagle case http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/judge-hears-arguments-wyoming-bald-eagle-case <p>A federal judge must decide a dispute between two Wyoming Indian tribes ... over whether eagles may be killed on the Wind River Reservation for religious purposes.</p><p>Judge Alan Johnson of Cheyenne heard arguments Friday in a lawsuit the Northern Arapaho Tribe is pressing against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.</p><p>The federal agency issued a permit to the Northern Arapaho this spring specifying the tribe could kill two bald eagles for its annual Sun Dance. It was the nation's first bald eagle permit for religious purposes.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:07:40 +0000 The Associated Press 30763 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Judge hears arguments in Wyoming bald eagle case