WPR News
9:55 am
Mon January 30, 2006

Jonah Impacts Debated

Pinedale, Wy – A federal environmental report predicts
changes to towns near the Jonah natural gas field in southwest
Wyoming if thousands of new wells are allowed to be drilled.
The Bureau of Land Management has issued its final environmental
analysis of the impacts of plans to drill several thousand new gas
wells in Jonah Field. It says people enjoying small-town life in
Pinedale, Big Piney and other communities will likely be troubled
by the influx of new people and the growth.

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WPR News
9:54 am
Mon January 30, 2006

Delegation Concerned About Montana Plan

Washington D-C – Wyoming's congressional delegation is
urging a Montana board to reject proposed standards for handling
water from coal-bed methane drilling.
Wyoming Senators Craig Thomas and Mike Enzi and Representative
Barbara Cubin voiced their concerns in a letter to the Montana
Board of Environmental Review.
They say rules being considered by the board threaten the
methane industry in northeast Wyoming.
The proposed rules would require that water withdrawn from wells
be injected back into the aquifers.

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WPR News
9:52 am
Mon January 30, 2006

Wyoming Senators Support Alito

Washington D-C – Both Wyoming U-S Senators say they are ready to vote Judge Samuel Alito onto the U-S Supreme Court. During floor debate Wyoming's Senior Senator Craig Thomas stated that Alito answered every question posed of him and said repeatedly that he will follow the Constitution. Senator Mike Enzi continues to say that Alito understands the differences between each branch of government and has his full support.

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7:32 am
Fri January 27, 2006

The Perfect Crime?

Yellowstone National Park – There is an interesting loophole in federal law that could lead to a constitutionally protected crime in Yellowstone National Park.

7:32 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Reporters Roundtable

Wyoming – Wyoming reporters discuss a series of unusual criminal cases.

7:31 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Are people safe in Wyoming?

Wyoming – People in the state have thoughts about what makes them feel unsafe in Wyoming.

7:24 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Churches Fight Violence

Wyoming – The Wyoming Association of Churches has made combating violence one of their top priorities for the year.


7:23 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Pronghorn vs. Development

Green River Basin, WY – We accompany a biologist tracking the health of Pronghorn Antelope in the Upper Green River Basin.

7:23 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Wyoming's Wage gap

Wyoming – The Equality State ranks last in the nation in terms of the Gap between Women's and Men's wages. The State Treasurer is trying to do something about the issue.

7:22 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Homeland Security Funding

Wyoming – Federal officials are trying to cut back on the amount of money Wyoming receives from the Department of Homeland Security. But Wyoming officials think that is unfair.

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