tribe http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Yellowstone bison to be pushed back into park http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/yellowstone-bison-be-pushed-back-park <p>Government officials plan haze a large herd of migrating bison back into Yellowstone National Park this week - an annual event that is again drawing opposition from wildlife advocates and American Indian groups.</p><p>Montana state veterinarian Marty Zaluski says an estimated 400 bison are outside the park in the West Yellowstone area. Government workers could start driving the animals back into Yellowstone using a helicopter as early as Wednesday.</p><p>Hundreds of bison leave the park annually during winter to graze at lower elevations.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 12:16:06 +0000 The Associated Press 23729 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Yellowstone bison to be pushed back into park Tribes concerned over health effects of uranium contamination http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/tribes-concerned-over-health-effects-uranium-contamination <pre>Tribal officials on the Wind River Reservation continue to seek answers after the Department of Energy announced that uranium was found in some residents' tap water. </pre> <pre>DOE officials announced last week that data collected in the fall indicated that four households near a former uranium waste site had levels of uranium nearly twice the legal limit. </pre> <pre>Dean Goggles is executive Director for the Wind River Environmental Quality Commission. He says tribal members are currently faced with more questions than answers. Mon, 07 May 2012 12:46:02 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 23672 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Tribes concerned over health effects of uranium contamination