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Federal Court Changes Its Mind

April 6, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming No Comments
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A federal appeals court reversed itself yesterday, withdrawing its recent ruling which said Wyoming wasn’t economically affected by restricting snowmobile traffic in Yellowstone National Park. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals had made that ruling in February which brought protests from the state and Park County. The National Park Service is in the process of drafting new snowmobile limits for Yellowstone that are to take effect next winter. Yesterday’s court ruling is key to any further challenges the state may wish to make when those forthcoming limits are announced.

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