The effort to address climate change has gone underground, in a matter of speaking.
U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont, is calling on the federal government to invest in new coal technology that could help Montana’s coal industry comply with tougher clean-air standards.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming U.S. senator is one of three legislators sponsoring a bill that would make it easier for companies to attain tax credits for capturing man-made carbon dioxide.
BOZEMAN - Montana State University and three industrial partners are moving forward with an eight-year carbon storage project in north-central Montana.
Steam rises from the huge boiler units at the Jim Bridger power plant east of Rock Springs, Wyo., in 2006. An ongoing state carbon sequestration study is looking at the possibility of taking the CO2 emissions produced at the plant and re-injecting them into deep saline aquifers within the ne…
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — There's a lot of coal in Wyoming's history. UW researchers are working to ensure there will be a lot of coal in its future as well.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — On paper, the small stretch of the Red Desert east of Rock Springs seems the perfect spot for Wyoming's first effort to capture and store billions of tons of carbon dioxide underground.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — University of Wyoming researchers and coal industry officials will discuss the progress of an ongoing, three-year carbon sequestration study during a meeting tonight in Rock Springs.
CHEYENNE — An underground formation east of Rock Springs in southwest Wyoming could hold enough carbon dioxide to enable two large coal-fired power plants to meet clean-coal standards for 50 years, according to a new report by the Wyoming State Geological Survey.
GREEN RIVER — Federal officials on Monday released their draft environmental study for a pioneering carbon sequestration project proposed for western Wyoming.
CASPER - A task force of state, University of Wyoming and industry officials is helping lawmakers craft a legal and regulatory framework for commercial-scale carbon sequestration.
The Jim Bridger power plant near Rock Springs is one of Wyoming’s traditional coal-burning plants, which emit carbon dioxide. State officials are preparing for commercial-scale underground CO2 sequestration in anticipation of technologies to capture the greenhouse gas. One of the geological …
HELENA - The last remaining bill to encourage carbon dioxide storage and clean-coal development in Montana has died at the Legislature, prompting a hail of political finger-pointing Thursday.
HELENA - The last surviving bill to set rules governing carbon dioxide storage is being considered by a House committee, along with 54 possible amendments - one of which deals with the controversial issue of who owns the underground storage areas.
HELENA - Industry and natural-resource lobbyists lined up Thursday behind a Republican senator's bill to set the stage for underground storage of carbon dioxide in Montana, calling it the best way to approach the contentious subject.
GILLETTE - Some Wyoming ranchers are expressing skepticism about using their land to help fight global warming.
CHEYENNE - Gov. Dave Freudenthal on Thursday signed into law two bills that help to define Wyoming's regulatory structure for the underground storage of carbon dioxide gas.
CHEYENNE - The Legislature gave preliminary approval to three bills that would help to define the state's regulatory structure for the underground storage of carbon dioxide.
HELENA - A panel of lawmakers Wednesday backed away from plans to address carbon sequestration at next winter's legislative session, saying the topic had too many unknowns.