You know what would be a real baller move? Wyoming declaring itself a sanctuary state. Of course the "Equality State" should welcome refugees and immigrants. We pride ourselves as neighborly and eager to offer a "hand up" rather than a "hand out," as the saying goes.
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality on Thursday made public its Ozone Strategy, a requirement of the federal "non-attainment" designation applied to the Sublette County area due to multiple wintertime ozone events that threatened human health. According to DEQ, the spikes in ground-level ozone were triggered by the presence of air pollutants from the Pinedale Anticline and Jonah natural gas fields.
The first time my professional life as a journalist crossed with my personal life in a major way was in 2002, when workers at Black Thunder coal mine in Wyoming began telling their supervisors about potential dangers from a highwall. Black Thunder is one of the largest open-pit coal mines in the world.