Wyoming Public Media

‘Forever chemicals’ ubiquitous in Colorado, EPA data suggests

by Wyoming Public Media | October 20, 2021
Across the country, around 120,000 industrial facilities may be handling PFAS, according to Environmental Protection Agency documents released this week by the organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER. About one-sixth of those sites, or about 21,000, are in ...

Western Democrats Take Aim At Acting BLM Chief Pendley

by Wyoming Public Media | July 22, 2020
“On Monday, Montana’s Democratic governor Steve Bullock filed a lawsuit to block William Perry Pendley from using the powers of a BLM director. Bullock, who is also running for a Senate seat, argues that it’s illegal for Pendley to use that authority without Senate confirmation, ...

Why Was A ‘Sagebrush Rebel’ Hired To Run Public Lands Agency? Group Sues To Find Out

by Wyoming Public Media | November 9, 2019
A government watchdog on Wednesday filed suit against the Bureau of Land Management to find out why it hired a one-time, anti-public lands advocate to run the agency. The non-profit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, said it initially filed a public records ...