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Gordon urges BLM to listen to Wyoming on Rock Springs RMP

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon is urging the Bureau of Land Management to “reconsider its restriction-heavy preferred alternative and deliver a reasonable plan incorporating more of Wyoming’s compromise approach to managing the Rock Springs area,” the governor’s office said in a news release.

Gordon submitted his comment letter, along with those from numerous state agencies, on the BLM draft Resource Management Plan this week.

“No other National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) document in recent memory has sparked the type of scrutin...