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Stories with person: John Barrasso
  • EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling story has photos
    Updated: Aug-28-15 3:02 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.

  • Senators: More must be done to prevent future wildfires 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 8:10 pm

    SEATTLE - As Washington and other Western states battle huge blazes this summer, two U.S. senators said at a field hearing in Seattle that more needs to be done to prepare for and help prevent future wildfires.

  • Documents: Workers had no way to issue warning after spill story has photos
    Updated: Aug-27-15 3:38 pm

    BILLINGS, Montana - Members of a federal cleanup crew were initially trapped and unable to warn downstream communities that they had accidentally unleashed toxic waste water from a Colorado gold mine, according to government documents released Thursday.

  • Wyoming brings out the big guns for coal hearing 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 7:25 pm

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming brought out the big guns for Thursday's hearing in Gillette on whether to charge coal companies more to mine on federal lands.