CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming coal production increased by 2 percent in 2014, according to federal statistics, reversing four years of declining output in the country’s top coal-producing state.
A drilling rig is silhouetted against the setting sun Oct. 28 outside Wright, Wyo.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead is pledging to keep fighting “with bulldog determination” for the future of Wyoming coal.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead is pledging to keep fighting "with bulldog determination" for the future of Wyoming coal.
CASPER, Wyo. — A recent request by the Lummi Nation to halt a federal permit review of the Gateway Pacific Terminal in Bellingham, Wash., sets an important legal marker in the debate over coal exports, according to legal observers and analysts.
The upcoming state Legislature will be the first trip to Helena for Vu Pham, and he says he’s excited.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The executive director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority says Wyoming could help finance the construction of a coal export dock in the Pacific Northwest.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming could help finance the construction of a coal export dock in the Pacific Northwest, according to the executive director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority.
Justin Yoder, a welder for a coal dragline manufacturer, stands for a portrait outside a truck stop on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Wright. (Ryan Dorgan, Star-Tribune)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Oregon is allowing Wyoming and Montana to participate in an appeal over a proposed coal terminal on the Columbia River.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The importance of rail to Campbell County is easy to see.
The chairman of Montana's Crow Indians and state Attorney General Tim Fox want the coal-dependent tribe exempted from the Obama administration's pending climate plan.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming continues to try to pressure Oregon to permit a coal terminal on the Columbia River that could allow export of coal to Asia.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its proposal to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants.
LIVINGSTON — The city of Livingston wants federal regulators to consider the impacts that increased coal train traffic would have on the city in a pending analysis of the proposed Tongue River Railroad.
HELENA — Montana energy interests, environmentalists and others this week weighed in on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules to limit carbon emissions at existing power plants, raising scores of questions about the rules’ workability.
Wyoming utilities will need to prematurely shutter four coal-fired power plants to meet the requirements of the Obama administration's proposal to curb carbon dioxide emissions, the chairman of the Wyoming Public Service Commission argued in recent comments submitted to the U.S. Environmenta…
WRIGHT, Wyo. — On some days, Samuel Rodriguez plays owner, mechanic and receptionist at R and B Tire on the outskirts of Wright. Cars jam his parking lot and line the street despite a larger building and parking lot he bought several years ago to accommodate more customers.
CASPER, Wyo. — Oil production in the Powder River Basin is not a new phenomenon. The first well in the basin was drilled in 1889, north of the Salt Creek Field.
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