Newspaper Articles – Brian Fojtik

Environmentalists Say Wyoming Wind Farm Will Devastate Eagle Populations

A new wind farm proposed for federal land in Wyoming will inflict a devastating toll on threatened bird species, including sage grouse and eagles, environmentalists report.

Bird Conservancy Sues Feds for Wind Turbine Information

The American Bird Conservancy has filed suit in federal court accusing the U.S.

State of Wyoming and Colorado Mining Association Fight Roadless Rule

The State of Wyoming and the Colorado Mining Association have petitioned the U.S.

Cuomo Announces Fire Sale on Failed High-Speed Trains

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to hold a fire sale of unused trains purchased by the state as part of a failed high-speed rail project. 

Nebraska Passes Legislation to Move Keystone XL Pipeline Forward

Nebraska’s unicameral legislature has passed a bill designed to keep alive the possible approval of the Keystone XL pipeline previously rejected by President Obama.

Minnesota PUC Blocks Wind Farm Threatening Bald Eagles

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has voted against a proposed wind farm in rural Goodhue County because the developers failed to provide an acceptable plan to protect bald eagles and

Study: Feds Approving Fewer Oil and Gas Leases

The number of oil and gas leases granted by the federal government in the western United States declined by 44 percent during the first two years of the Obama administration versus the last two yea