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Aug 24, 2009 Wyoming split over worker safety: It's the second time lawmakers are weighing measures to decrease the state's high rate of job fatalities, especially in the oil fields.

QUOTE: For the last several years, Wyoming has outpaced the rest of the country in occupational fatalities.

Los Angeles Times
Sep 01, 2006 Neglected Vows Cited At BLM: Agency Was to Monitor Impact of Wyo. Drilling

QUOTE: The Bureau of Land Management has neglected its public commitments to monitor and limit harm to wildlife and air quality from natural gas drilling in western Wyoming, according to an internal BLM assessment...under extraordinary pressure to honor environmental commitments while, at the same time, dealing with orders from Washington to rush forward on energy extraction.

Washington Post
Feb 22, 2006 Federal Wildlife Monitors Oversee a Boom in Drilling: Energy Programs Trump Conservation

QUOTE: The Bureau of Land Management, caretaker of more land and wildlife than any federal agency, routinely restricts the ability of its own biologists to monitor wildlife damage caused by surging energy drilling on federal land...

Washington Post