The effort to address climate change has gone underground, in a matter of speaking.
Montana’s raw beauty and wide-open spaces are inexorably joined to harsh conditions like these recent minus 30 temperatures. Such dangerous conditions mean that neighbors sometimes have to work together just to survive even when they have a history of past conflicts. Maybe this is why Montan…
CASPER, Wyo. — A Massachusetts land researcher is working with at least one Wyoming state senator to determine whether a large sand deposit near Glendo could be used to produce silicon metal.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming has already received four lithium lease applications after news of a major lithium find in Sweetwater County.
A boom in natural gas production from nontraditional sources has sent prices tumbling and has even spurred proposals to export cheap natural gas.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming Carbon Management Institute researchers found a vast new lithium resource near Rock Springs during work on a carbon dioxide storage site project, the university announced Wednesday.
An eastern Wyoming ethanol producer will pay $49,000 for violations uncovered in a 2012 inspection by federal environmental regulators.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The head of a Texas company that plans to build a plant in Carbon County to turn coal into gasoline told state lawmakers Saturday that the project promises not only jobs and tax revenues but also would help the nation produce more energy domestically.
Members of the Rocky Mountain College chemistry magic class put on a chemistry magic show that included carving a pumpkin using chemicals and combustion.
The release of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere early Wednesday morning by the CHS Inc. refinery in Laurel was not enough to cause health problems, said Duane Winslow, director of Yellowstone County Disaster and Emergency Services.
CASPER, Wyo. — Denbury Resources Inc. will pay $191 million to Cimarex Energy Co. for the Riley Ridge methane and helium plant under construction south of Big Piney, as well as some adjoining mineral interests.
BUTTE — A U.S. Forest Service official says the agency plans to repair an impermeable liner over a leach pad that contains cyanide and other heavy metals at an abandoned gold mine southwest of Fairmont Hot Springs.
Vitamin D, like other vitamins, is a substance vitally important for our bodies to function. Since it is not made inside the body, it must be obtained from external sources like food or sunshine. Most vitamins are found naturally in fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans or meat.
CASPER, Wyo. — Linc Energy Limited, an Australian firm with plans to conduct underground coal gassification in the Powder River Basin, has snagged three oil fields for $20 million in a bankruptcy sale.
SUNDANCE, Wyo. — A Canadian company hoping to compete with China's near-monopoly of rare earth elements — metals critical for everything from U.S. military weaponry to wind turbines — wants to open a strip mine inside a national forest in northeast Wyoming.
Organic chemistry strikes fear into the hearts of many college students. Budding scientists struggling to make sense of benzene rings and other complex compounds often see their career aspirations dashed by a class that's widely considered one of the toughest on any college campus.
Elk Petroleum has made a deal with ExxonMobil for a supply of carbon dioxide that will allow Elk to resurrect the Grieve oil field in Natrona County, producing more than 20 million barrels of oil over the next several decades.
A growing body of research suggests the air within homes and other buildings can be more seriously polluted than outdoor air, even in the largest and most industrialized cities.
BOZEMAN — Last December, Angie Tomsheck walked into her professor's office and told him she didn't want to go home for the holidays, she didn't want to take her exams — heck, she didn't even want to eat lunch.
GILLETTE — Wyoming’s congressional delegation is raising concerns about a plan to transfer three uranium facilities to a Russian company.