WPR News
10:18 am
Mon April 28, 2008

SourceGas Issues Continue

Casper, WY – Customers of SourceGas say they're still having problems with missing and inaccurate bills, and bills that
just plain don't make sense.

The problems began in September and have affected more than 12,000 gas customers in Wyoming.

The issues were supposed to be taken care of by March 31. But complaints have persisted.

SourceGas spokesman Len Mize said only about 1 percent of the company's Wyoming customers are still having billing issues. That works out to about 700 people.

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WPR News
10:17 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Industry efforts to stop wildlife-vehicle collisions

Sublette County, WY – A new effort using oil and gas money aims to reduce collisions between wildlife and vehicles in western Wyoming.

Wildlife biologists say the area around Trappers Point has some of the highest numbers of wildlife-vehicle collisions in the state as thousands of deer, elk, antelope and moose move through key migration corridors in Sublette County each year.

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WPR News
9:21 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Groups Sue Over Wolf Delisting

Laramie, Wy – Environmental and animal rights groups
are suing the federal government in hopes of restoring endangered
species protections for gray wolves in the Northern Rockies.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the region's 1,500
wolves from the endangered list in March, turning over management
responsibilities to state officials in Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
The lawsuit alleges those states lack adequate laws to ensure
wolves are not again eradicated from the region.

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WPR News
9:20 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Gordon Concerned About Pace

Laramie, Wy –
A Republican candidate for Congress agrees that problems with ozone and wildlife declines in areas where heavy industry is occurring is troubling. Mark Gordon puts most of the blame on the pace of development. He says it has been allowed to move to quickly, with not enough attention on science. Gordon says one problem is that it has been difficult to determine what data is accurate and what is not. He would like to see federal officials make their data more available.

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12:36 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Pinedale residents worry about air pollution

Wyoming – Elsa Partan reports that Residents of Pinedale want the Department of Environmental Quality to do something about increased Ozone levels in their community.

12:35 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Attorney discusses discrimination case

Wyoming – The attorney for two women in a Sheridan discrimination case explains what the 10th circuit did by overturning a previous ruling.

12:34 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Noise could be impacting Sage Grouse mating

Wyoming – Bob Beck reports that researchers are studying whether industry noise could be reducing Sage Grouse numbers.

12:32 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Changes to sexual assault laws are proposed

Wyoming – Elsa Partan discusses what legal changes victims advocates have for the states rape laws.

12:30 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Dust Bowl days remembered

Wyoming – Addie Goss reports on what residents of Lusk remember about past droughts and how they compare with the current situation.

12:29 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Water Compact has some worried

Wyoming –

Peter O'Dowd reports on what a water agreement between Wyoming and two others states could mean if Congress adopts it.