The U.S. Interior Department is scaling back the amount of public land in Wyoming and several other states that will be opened up for oil shale development. A petroleum engineering program at the University of Wyoming has been accredited. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
A judge has ruled that the U-S Interior Department must abide by a deadline in the Mineral Leasing Act to either issue or deny oil and gas leases within 60 days of selling them at auction. Amy Richards has details. Money continued to flow into the state's main checking account in May ahead of projections, according to a Senior Economist with the state's Economic Analysis Division. Click past jump