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EPA installs barrier, valve in mine that spilled toxic waste
DENVER — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is installing a barrier and valve inside an inactive Colorado mine to prevent another surge of toxic wastewater like a 2015 blowout that contaminated rivers in three states.
Early results from new study increase concern about spread of CWD to humans
Early results from a chronic wasting disease study raise the possibility that the lethal and incurable disease in elk, deer and moose could pose a risk to people who consume infected meat, the Centers for Disease Control recently announced.
Photos: Inside an abandoned nuclear missile site in southeast Wyoming
During the 1960s, remote sites around Cheyenne, Wyoming housed the Atlas D, the United States' first nuclear-equipped intercontinental ballistic missile. Quickly rendered obsolete, the missiles were decommissioned and by the 1970s the sites were being sold off to private citizens.
AARP critical of new Republican health care proposal
The AARP sent a letter to every U.S. senator Tuesday warning of the negative effects that could be brought on by Republicans’ latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a proposal that a local official said could be “devastating”…
Draft of UW housing plan calls for $68 million in renovations on four dorms; two others likely to be replaced
The University of Wyoming may spend $68 million renovating four dorms in the coming years, and a housing official at the school says there’s a good chance two other residence halls will be demolished and replaced.
Tribes gather in Yellowstone to advocate for changing names of mountain, valley
GARDINER — When Stan Grier looks out over the grassy valleys and snow-dusted hilltops unrolling southward from Roosevelt Arch, his view of the landscape differs from that of most of the millions of visitors who stream into present-day Yellowstone National…

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