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Aug 5, 2014 - The Associated Press

Short rentals nixed in Jackson

JACKSON -- Homeowners in most parts of Teton County will no longer be allowed to rent out their properties for short-term visitors. The laws bar homeowners from renting their homes for less than 30 days at a time, a common practice on online brokerage sites. Some parts of the county are exempt.

Coal gassification project delayed

The federal Environmental Protection Agency says it needs more time to decide whether to reclassify an aquifer and allow a coal gasification project in Campbell County.

Linc Energy of Australia wants to change the designation of the aquifer from Class III, suitable for livestock, to Class V, suitable only for mining and commercial use.

Bridge replaced

JACKSON -- A section of Fall Creek Road in the Bridger-Teton National Forest south of Jackson will be closed for about 60 days so a bridge can be replaced about three miles north of U.S. 89.

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