A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

EPA ruling must be challenged

Feb 12, 2014 - William L. Morgana, Riverton


When I hear people saying "calm down" over the EPA ruling trying to make Riverton part of the Indian reservation, what that says to me is "just sit back and accept what the EPA says without question."

Forget that.

There is nothing wrong with challenging this "ruling," which was made by an unelected bureaucrat without consent of the people. If it was only about "air quality," then it would be easier to "calm down." But when it is so obvious that it really is about trying to change the form of city government here and making Riverton part of tribal government, then it needs to be challenged.

Tribal government has not set a very good example through the years. Even tribal members know that.

I want the city and the county and the state to put up a strong defense against this ruling, and I think most people in Riverton will back them all the way.

Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.

Related Stories

Related Tags

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2017 Riverton Ranger, Inc.