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Wyoming consumer advocate opposes EPA pollution plan

CHEYENNE — A state consumer advocacy group says a federal plan to reduce regional haze will mean higher utility bills for Wyoming residents.

August 28, 2013 8:45 amLoading…
In top coal state, gas to fuel next power plant

In top coal state, gas to fuel next power plant

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The next major power plant to be built in the nation's top coal-mining state will be fueled by natural gas.

May 22, 2013 6:11 pmLoading…

No injuries reported in Wheatland power plant fire

No one was injured in a fire Tuesday at the Basin Electric-owned Laramie River Station power plant in Wheatland, according to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office.

May 14, 2013 6:52 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Obama environmental policy killing coal

As the result of November elections, the war on coal led by the Obama Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency will move ahead unabated. Some claim that no such war exists. The aggressive regulatory assault is very real and about to get worse.

December 08, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Coal power trumps wind on cost, job creation

The move to renewables, including wind, was born in the 1990s. It was marketed as attractive, clean, cheap electricity. It would be a new industry creating countless jobs. The production tax credit was established to get the industry started.

November 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Key Republican senator campaigns for Rehberg

Key Republican senator campaigns for Rehberg

U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., helped Rep. Denny Rehberg campaign Monday, arguing that pollution rules on coal power plants would be softer with Rehberg in the Senate.

October 22, 2012 6:00 pm Photos


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Open houses on Cheyenne power plant scheduled

CHEYENNE — Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power is hosting two open house meetings on plans to build a natural-gas fired power plant just east of Cheyenne.

January 24, 2012 2:30 pmLoading…

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