Search Results for: Sheridan Area Resource Council

Sheridan County Wyoming Public Lands Day Celebration on Sept 28th

Local Conservation Groups Host Event at Welch Ranch Conservation groups in Sheridan County are hosting a Sheridan County Public Lands Day Celebration on Saturday, September 28th, at the Bureau of Land Management’s Welch Ranch Special Management Area on Decker Road. The groups welcome the public to attend the event which starts with trail cleanup at […]

Powder River Basin Resource Council Statement on Ramaco Rezone in Tongue River Valley

Today the Sheridan County Commission voted 3 – 2 to approve Ramaco Wyoming Coal Company’s application to rezone 114 acres in the Tongue River Valley from agricultural to light industrial. Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) had lodged comments opposing the rezoning, as had a number of Resource Council members. Testimony stretched out for […]

Donate & Join/Renew

Our Members Powder River Basin Resource Council is made up of ranchers and townspeople, workers and retirees, wage earners, business owners, teachers, farmers, and professionals. We represent more than 1,000 individuals from all walks of life who are committed to preserving Wyoming’s quality of life, unique resources, and rich heritage. Donate As a donor of […]

Western Landowners Groups Call for Comprehensive Review of the Federal Coal Program

June 10, 2019 (Sheridan, WY) Powder River Basin Resource Council, Northern Plains Resource Council, Dakota Resource Council, Western Colorado Alliance, and the Western Organization of Resource Councils, through comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) submitted today, asked the Department of Interior (DOI) to re-initiate its comprehensive review of the federal coal program and […]

Powder River Releases Video Series on Oil & Gas Development Impacts

February 18, 2019 (Sheridan, WY) The Powder River Basin Resource Council has released a new series of videos featuring Wyoming residents whose lives have been upended by nearby oil and gas development. From living with the legacy of contaminated groundwater in Pavillion to addressing booming oil and gas development in Laramie and Converse Counties, the […]

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy creates jobs and stimulates the economy while decreasing harmful pollution. Wyoming has an opportunity to join many other states and nations in embracing the benefits that renewable energy can provide. We strongly advocate for the greater use of renewable energy to ease the economic transition within Wyoming from coal and other extractive resources […]

Events

 Annual Meeting Powder River Basin Resource Council members gather annually to weigh issues and policy positions and pass new resolutions, which become the organization’s official policy. But our Annual Meeting, usually held the first Saturday in November, is more than a policy session. It’s a chance for dedicated citizens and community leaders from throughout the […]

About Us

Protecting Wyoming’s Quality of Life Since 1973 OUR VISION AND GOALS Powder River Basin Resource Council was founded by ranchers and townspeople concerned about the impacts of strip mining on landscapes, communities, and freshwater aquifers. For 46 years, we have advocated for the responsible development of Wyoming’s energy resources. Using community organizing, connections with scientific, […]