State’s committee on Federal Resource Management meeting in Riverton today

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming State Legislature’s Select Committee on Federal Natural Resource Management is meeting in Riverton today at Central Wyoming College.

The meeting began at 8 a.m. this morning in Room 116 in the Intertribal Education and Community Center.

Efforts of the Wyoming Congressional Delegation on federal resource management issues is scheduled to start the meeting off. Among the topics under that item are BLM Hydraulic Fracturing Rule and a federal mineral revenue sequestration.

The National Blueways System was scheduled to be discussed at 9 a.m.

Following a 10 a.m. break, the committee was slated to hear about Wyoming Basins Rapid Ecoregional Assessments, followed by revisions to the Lander and Bighorn Basin Resource Management plans.

Haze regulations and Cameco Uranium operations in the state will be discussed after lunch around 1 p.m.

Around 3:45 p.m., the Moneta Divide Project, Shoshone National Forest Management Plan amendments, and an update on the Seedskadee Environmental Assessment will round out the afternoon’s agenda items.

Public comment will be heard at the end of the meeting.

Times are subject to change.