Mountain West (CO ID MT NV UT WY)

"ID Wolf Shooting Triggers Call for Firing of Forest Service Employee"

"BOISE, Idaho -- It takes a lot to shock and sicken seasoned wildlife advocates, but the deliberate torture and shooting of a trapped wolf in northern Idaho by an employee of the U.S. Forest Service has. The incident in mid-March has triggered calls for both federal and state investigations leading to dismissal of the employee involved."

Source: ENS, 04/05/2012
April 13, 2012

DEADLINE: National Center for Atmospheric Research Journalism Fellowship

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) invites applications for its fifth annual NCAR Journalism Fellowship, which runs from July 16-20, 2012. The NCAR Journalism Fellowship provides journalists with an opportunity to deepen their understanding and expertise on atmospheric and Earth system sciences. Application deadline is April 13, 2012.


EPA, Wyo., Tribes Agree To More Groundwater Testing in Frack Zone

"CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The state of Wyoming, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and two American Indian tribes announced Thursday they have agreed to additional testing of groundwater that the federal agency says may have become contaminated by gas development that includes hydraulic fracturing."

Source: AP, 03/09/2012


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