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Jim Bridger Power Plant

Jim Bridger Power Plant to cut nitrogen oxide

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — The Jim Bridger Power Plant in Sweetwater County is installing up to $280 million in pollution-control equipment that will reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by 12 percent.

April 28, 2014 9:26 amLoading…

Coal mine dozer operator dies

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — An accident involving a bulldozer that plunged off a 160-foot-high wall killed a worker at the Bridger Coal Mine near Rock Springs.

October 08, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

Consumer advocate agency endorses proposed coal unit upgrades

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming's consumer watchdog agency has signed off on a major upgrade to the state's biggest power plants despite the likelihood that it will bring increased electricity rates for customers.

February 04, 2013 11:00 pmLoading…

Bridger coal mine in southwest Wyoming plans expansion

The Bridger coal mine in southwest Wyoming wants to expand, adding 320 federally-owned acres to the underground portion of the mine.

April 08, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
UW student bikes 701 miles for energy documentary

UW student bikes 701 miles for energy documentary

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A few weeks ago, Mark Pedri was riding a Schwinn bicycle 701 miles along Wyoming’s back roads, towing a trailer loaded with camera equipment.

August 31, 2011 11:45 pm Photos


Jim Bridger power plant

Jim Bridger power plant

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…

November 18, 2010 11:45 pmLoading…
High hopes for Wyo. carbon storage project

High hopes for Wyo. carbon storage project

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.

November 18, 2010 11:45 pm Related Loading…


Contractors for Jim Bridger Power Plant work on replacement nozzles for coal boiler number one. Increases in the need for cleaner energy have made prices rise for consumers. New technologies in efficiency are being installed at the plant. (AP Photo)

April 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Jim Bridger Power Plant

Jim Bridger Power Plant

Power lines carry electricity from Rocky Mountain Power’s Jim Bridger Power Plant north of Rock Springs. The utility is seeking permission for a 13.7 percent rate increase for its Wyoming customers.

November 19, 2009 10:35 pmLoading…

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