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