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Ultra Petroleum tests Pinedale horizontal play in Wyoming.

Ultra Petroleum Corp. has produced 1.1 bcf of natural gas equivalent in 30 days from its Warbonnet 9-23-A-1H well, which the operator successfully completed in late October on the East Flank of Wyoming’s Pinedale anticline.

- OGJ - US

Solar Eclipse Tourism Impact Went Beyond the Millions of Dollars Spent.

North America will have to wait until 2024 until the next total solar eclipse. Until then, let's hope destinations like Wyoming that benefited from this year's eclipse will take advantage of that tourism boost, and encourage some of those visitors to make repeat visits. -Deanna Ting

- Skift - US

New 'Hostiles' featurette takes us behind-the-scenes .

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12 — Watch this new featurette that goes behind-the-scenes for upcoming Western Hostiles that stars Christian Bale. In the film, Bale stars as American Army captain Joseph J. Blocker who is forced to escort a dying Cheyenne...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Top 30 NFL prospects: Where the best players stand as they start preparing for the draft.

Harry How/GettyWith the regular season in the books and the NFL regular season winding down, fans everywhere are turning their attention to the 2018 NFL Draft. Teams looking to up their production in the air will be in for a treat, as the current quarterback class is considered one of the deepest in history. But there is ...

- Business Insider - US

Wyoming to cooperate on coal with other states, province.

CASPER, Wyo. — Western coal states and a Canadian province have signed an agreement to collaborate on coal research as part of an effort to help the struggling industry adapt to pressures over climate change and a declining market.Wyoming,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Northrop Grumman and Boeing Have Plans to Turbocharge America's Nuclear ICBMs.

Kris Osborn Security, Northrop Grumman and Boeing teams were recently awarded Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction deals from the Air Force as part of a longer-term developmental trajectory aimed at developing new ICBMs. The new ICBMs will be deployed roughly within the same geographical expanse in which the current ...

- The National Interest - US

Dust on the wind: Study reveals surprising role of dust in mountain ecosystems.

Find related stories on NSF's Critical Zone Observatories at this link. Trees growing atop granite in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains rely on nutrients from windborne dust more than on nutrients from the underlying bedrock. This surprising finding resulted from a study led by University of Wyoming scientists. The ...

- National Science Foundation - US

U.S. reviews rule removing protections for Yellowstone grizzlies.

PINEDALE, Wyo. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing a decision to strip some grizzly bears of federal protections after a court ruling found flaws with a formula used to delist Great Lakes wolves, officials said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

US reviews rule removing protections for Yellowstone grizzlies.

By Laura Zuckerman PINEDALE, Wyo. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing a decision to strip some grizzly bears of federal protections after a court ruling found flaws with a formula used to delist Great Lakes wolves, officials said on Wednesday. A similar method was used ...

- The Raw Story - US

U.S. reviews rule removing protections for Yellowstone grizzlies.

By Laura Zuckerman PINEDALE, Wyo. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing a decision to strip some grizzly bears of federal protections after a court ruling found flaws with a formula used to delist Great Lakes wolves, officials said on Wednesday. A similar method was used in the agency's decision earlier this ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Energy Transfer Partners has until April to develop an oil-spill response plan for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

A federal judge sided with Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes who wanted additional measures to protect their drinking water.

- Grist Magazine - US

National Parks Fee Hike Could Decrease Tourism Spending in Local Communities

In the realm of unintended consequences, increased fees at U.S. national parks would decrease visitations, which might not be a terrible thing to combat overtourism. However, local communities around Yellowstone and other parks could feel the pinch of decreased spending. -Dennis Schaal

- Skift - US

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