Lawsuit http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Groups file third lawsuit over Wyoming wolves http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/groups-file-third-lawsuit-over-wyoming-wolves <p>Environmental groups have filed a third federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's move to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming.<br>&nbsp;<br>The Humane Society of the United States and the Fund for Animals filed suit today/yesterday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.<br>&nbsp;<br>The groups say Wyoming's management plan classifying wolves as predators that can be shot on sight in most of the state is inadequate. They want the court to reinstate federal protections.<br>&nbsp; Fri, 07 Dec 2012 23:12:36 +0000 The Associated Press & The associated press 33791 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Groups file third lawsuit over Wyoming wolves Arguments over dismissing Y Cross suit go to judge http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/arguments-over-dismissing-y-cross-suit-go-judge <p>A judge in Cheyenne heard arguments today over whether to dismiss the lawsuit about the Y Cross Ranch. The suit was filed by a Amy Davis, who gave a ranch to two university foundations and now accuses them of not honoring the intent of her gift.<br>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:36:05 +0000 The Associated Press 33331 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Arguments over dismissing Y Cross suit go to judge Media files lawsuit over UW president search http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/media-files-lawsuit-over-uw-president-search <p>Several media outlets have filed a lawsuit challenging the secret search for a new president of the University of Wyoming.<br>&nbsp;<br>The Casper Star-Tribune, Wyoming Tribune Eagle and The Associated Press filed the lawsuit Monday in state District Court in Laramie.<br>&nbsp;<br>The UW Board of Trustees has decided to not to release the names of any of the candidates it is considering to replace President Tom Buchanan, who is retiring next year.<br>&nbsp; Tue, 27 Nov 2012 00:51:30 +0000 The Associated Press 33284 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Media files lawsuit over UW president search Environmental Groups Sue Federal Government Over Coal Leases http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/environmental-groups-sue-federal-government-over-coal-leases <p>The Sierra Club and Wild Earth Guardians are suing the federal government over planned coal leases in the Powder River Basin.</p><p>The BLM has approved the sale of four new coal leases in the area, which could produce up to two billion tons of coal. The Sierra Club&rsquo;s Connie Wilbert says her group worries about the greenhouse gas emissions that could result from the additional mining and subsequent use of the coal.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 23:13:43 +0000 Willow Belden 23600 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Environmental Groups Sue Federal Government Over Coal Leases Pipeline Company Sues Operator Of Wyo. Coal Mine http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pipeline-company-sues-operator-wyo-coal-mine <p>&nbsp;A dispute between a natural gas pipeline operator and a coal mine in southwestern Wyoming has landed in court.</p><p>Utah-based Northwest Pipeline GP claims that operations at Chevron&#39;s coal mine near Kemmerer shifted the earth near two interstate pipelines. Northwest has filed a lawsuit against Chevron Mining Inc. seeking at least $20 million to pay for the pipelines to be protected and moved.</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:42:53 +0000 The Associated Press 18915 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Pipeline Company Sues Operator Of Wyo. Coal Mine