The Wyoming government is working on a plan to protect its mountain ranges from being eroded and poisoned by human activity, but some experts are questioning how the state can do so without the threat of an international oil spill.
Wyoming has the world’s highest concentration of oil and gas reserves, and scientists have long worried about how it could be affected by oil and natural gas extraction.
Wyo has had a particularly contentious relationship with the oil and chemical industry, with environmentalists and scientists calling for greater protection for the state’s rivers and lakes.
Environmentalists say oil and chemicals are leaching into the ground in the area, and there is an increased risk of a spill in the event of an oil spill in Wyoming.
The state’s water resources agency has also been accused of neglecting to properly protect its forests and other natural areas.
In December, state officials announced plans to build a massive oil-and-gas pipeline that would run through the region.
The pipeline, which would pass through parts of Wyoming and Montana, would transport oil from an oil refinery near the town of Cushing to an export terminal near Bismarck, about 50 miles away.
Environmental activists, concerned about the spill, have called for a new study of the effects of the pipeline on the Wyoming ecosystem.
Some experts say the oil spill could affect the entire Yellowstone ecosystem, as well as other areas that have historically been protected from human activity.
One such area is the state of Wyoming’s Great Basin National Park, which covers much of central and eastern Wyoming.
A group of scientists from the University of Montana and other universities, including several at the University at Buffalo, has been studying the impact of oil drilling on the park and surrounding areas.
They said drilling could disturb the natural formations that hold back the oil from escaping.
The scientists have not yet released a report, but they said it was likely to show a significant impact on the Great Basin ecosystem.
They have also suggested that oil spills could lead to a dramatic loss of habitat for birds and other wildlife.
Some scientists have said the oil would likely end up in the Yellowstone River, which flows into Lake Mead, and could lead downstream to the Colorado River.
The area is home to some of the largest lakes in the world, including the largest known body of water in the US.
Some of the animals living in the park are thought to be adapted to living in such harsh conditions, such as grizzlies and black bears.