citizens for the wyoming range http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Fundraising For Bridger-Teton Drilling Is Going Slow http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/fundraising-bridger-teton-drilling-going-slow <p>An effort to buy oil and gas leases in western Wyoming to protect the land from development is raising funds at about half the speed needed to complete the $8.75 million deal.<br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 19:09:43 +0000 Associated Press 33261 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Fundraising For Bridger-Teton Drilling Is Going Slow Deal Reached To Prevent Drilling In The Wyoming Range http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/deal-reached-prevent-drilling-wyoming-range <p>A land conservation group has reached a long-sought agreement to prevent a gas drilling project in northwest Wyoming by buying out a vast area of mineral leases inside Bridger-Teton National Forest.<br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;The Trust for Public Land tells The Associated Press it plans to buy out 58,000 acres of oil and gas leases owned by Houston-based Plains Exploration and Production Co. for $8.75 million.<br>&nbsp; Fri, 05 Oct 2012 12:45:26 +0000 Associated Press 31037 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Deal Reached To Prevent Drilling In The Wyoming Range