National Parks Conservation Association http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Legislature Passes Grand Teton Land Swap Bill http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/legislature-passes-grand-teton-land-swap-bill <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After&nbsp;considerable&nbsp;discussion, the Wyoming legislature approved a bill that would let the state and the federal government move&nbsp;forward with finalizing&nbsp;a deal to swap state owned land in Grand Teton National Park&nbsp;with&nbsp;the federal government.&nbsp; Some senators&nbsp;expressed&nbsp;concern that the federal mineral land&nbsp;won't match the estimated $100 million value of the state's park land, but Jackson Senator Leland Christensen says the bill was changed&nbsp;to ensure the trade will be fair.</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:42:45 +0000 Bob Beck 54966 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Legislature Passes Grand Teton Land Swap Bill Group says fracking could harm parks http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/group-says-fracking-could-harm-parks <p></p><p></p><p>An advocacy group is warning that fracking could cause air pollution and other problems in national parks.</p><p></p><p>Sharon Mader with the National Parks Conservation Association says they’re concerned that ozone from gas development in Sublette County could spread to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. She says that hasn’t happened yet, but they’re worried about the future.</p><p></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:10:53 +0000 Willow Belden 40071 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Group says fracking could harm parks