Casper, Wy – A coalition of conservation groups has
filed a formal protest of a federal plan to manage oil and gas drilling in southwest Wyoming's Red Desert.
The Wyoming Outdoor Council, the Biodiversity Conservation
Alliance, the Wilderness Society, the Wyoming chapter of the Sierra
Club, and Lander resident Tom Bell filed the suit yesterday
They say the Bureau of Land Management failed to comply with
federal law by failing to provide adequate safeguards to protect