Fossil-fuel Power Station
CHEYENNE — A state consumer advocacy group says a federal plan to reduce regional haze will mean higher utility bills for Wyoming residents.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The next major power plant to be built in the nation's top coal-mining state will be fueled by natural gas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.