Conservationists issue Western energy agenda. By Judith Kohler. Associated Press writer.
We know the agenda for the West from the Republicans — fossil fuel development forever, but the Western governors, especially the Democrats have had a lot to say lately about a new kind of energy development, and it could be pretty unfriendly to the land and landscape to the West too unless adjustments are made.
It is time conservationists spoke out beyond simply opposing various projects.
Related. Gov Fruedenthal calls for tighter wildlife protection. By Whitey Royster. Casper Star-Tribune environmental reporter.
As gas development in the Green River Basin of Wyoming has expanded beyond all projects, even Governor Freudenthal is seeking some restraint and modifications