FOREST PLAN HOLDS RESTRICTIONS

The petroleum industry will have 90 days beginning Mar. 2 to appeal the long awaited Bridger-Teton Forest Plan approved this month by the U.S. Forest Service. The plan, originally due in 1986, makes about one fourth of the 3.4 million acre forest in Northwest Wyoming available for oil and gas leasing with surface occupancy but contains many restrictions. Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association is considering an appeal. Environmental groups might appeal as well.

In order to access this content, you must be logged-in and have an active subscription to the OGJ Premium Archive

Subscribe

More in Home