wild earth guardians http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Groups intend to sue over Wyoming wolf delisting http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/groups-intend-sue-over-wyoming-wolf-delisting <p>A coalition of environmental groups has filed notice that they intend to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's decision to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming.<br>&nbsp;<br>WildEarth Guardians and other groups announced Monday that they have filed a notice of intent to sue the federal agency.<br>&nbsp;<br>The groups are concerned that the state of Wyoming has classified wolves in most of the state as unprotected predators that could be shot on sight. The state has scheduled a trophy wolf hunt in the area around Yellowstone National Park starting Oct. 1. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 16:01:41 +0000 The Associated Press 29846 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Groups intend to sue over Wyoming wolf delisting Enviro groups sue over federal coal leases http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/enviro-groups-sue-over-federal-coal-leases <p>Environmentalists have filed a lawsuit seeking to derail efforts by the federal government to lease an estimated 2 billion tons of coal near two major Wyoming mines.<br /><br />The lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. targets four recent and proposed coal lease sales in the Powder River Basin.<br /><br />The Sierra Club and Wild Earth Guardians say mining and burning coal from the federal leases would release huge amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, exacerbating climate change.<br /> Fri, 04 May 2012 11:33:27 +0000 The Associated Press 23563 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Enviro groups sue over federal coal leases