Montana

Western voters increasingly concerned about wildfires, support funding conservation, poll finds

PICT Night fire fighting activity at the Pine Gulch Fire

Voters across the Mountain West states are increasingly concerned about wildfires and continue to support funding conservation efforts, according to a survey of eight states.

Drilling ban, lease moratorium on federal lands would cause 'significant fiscal and economic losses' for western states, Wyoming study finds

PROMO Energy - Oil Pump Rig - iStock - Karina Movsesyan

Restricting oil and gas development on federal lands in eight western states would prove costly, according to a new study released Tuesday by the state of Wyoming.