haze http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming leaders say Washington targets coal http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-leaders-say-washington-targets-coal <p>Wyoming leaders say the state's energy-based economy is suffering under recent Obama administration environmental initiatives.</p><p></p><p>Republican Gov. Matt Mead plans to testify next week in Cheyenne against a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to restrict emissions from coal-fired power plants.</p><p>Mead says the rule will cost Wyoming's five coal-fired power plants about $1 billion initially and perhaps $100 million a year thereafter. He says implementing the regulations won't affect haze.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:19:28 +0000 The Associated Press 43653 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming leaders say Washington targets coal 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