Sportsmen: Rein in Rocky Mtn. energy development |

Sportsmen: Rein in Rocky Mtn. energy development

CHEYENNE, Wyo. ” A coalition of conservation groups dedicated to preserving public lands for hunting and fishing says the government should tighten rules for oil and gas development in the Rocky Mountain West.

Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development released a list of recommendations Monday that members say allows for energy development in the productive region without sacrificing wildlife and water resources.

Members of the National Wildlife Federation, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and Trout Unlimited formed the sportsmen’s coalition in January.

Representatives of the group are in Washington, D.C., pitching their recommendations to congressmen and the campaigns of presidential hopefuls John McCain and Barack Obama..

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