Rock Springs, Wy – A Colorado official says Wyoming's Flaming Gorge Reservoir doesn't have enough water for a proposal to pipe billions of gallons to Colorado cities. Eric Kuhn of the Colorado River Water Conservation District says growing demand from current users and predictions that less water will flow into Flaming Gorge in the future means there isn't enough for the pipeline proposal. Flaming Gorge water eventually flows into the Colorado River. Kuhn's district is responsible for making sure water rights holders
Wyoming – Energy companies and Wall Street analysts say shale oil could boost U.S. onshore oil production for the first time in decades. This year, attention turned to southeastern Wyoming and northern Colorado, which could be sitting on a major shale oil deposit. First there was a land rush - and now exploration is underway. But as Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick reports, a land rush doesn't always translate to an oil boom.