Public Lands

Wyoming Public Lands Map

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How many oil and gas wells on public lands are in Wyoming?

Who is affected by oil and gas pollution on public lands in Wyoming?

  • Nearly 4,000 people—many of them elderly—living in four counties in the Powder River Basin region of northeastern Wyoming are directly affected by pollution from oil and gas development from public lands.
  • With 40 percent of U.S. coal mined from the Powder River Basin, this region is disproportionately affected by fossil fuel development on public lands.

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The best way to make change is to make more people aware that there’s a problem that needs fixing.

Call the Bureau of Land Management at 844-896-8119!

Tell the Trump Administration that:

  • We need protect our children’s health by keeping important methane safeguards in place.
  • Air pollution from the oil and gas industry impacts over 12 million people in this country, including 3 million children.
  • Protections that require the industry to reduce methane pollution are cost effective and common sense.
  • Our health, as well as the our planet’s climate, deserves to be protected from dangerous air pollution.

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