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DECKER — The 300-foot dragline juts into southern Montana skyline like an industrial tower, a titan among giant equipment at Cloud Peak Energy’s Spring Creek Mine.
Montanans are gearing up for the latest round in the coal wars, with industry supporters trying to protect jobs while environmentalists seek a shift to renewable energy.
WASHINGTON — It would be healthy — in the sense of promoting honesty — if every report warning of global warming and climate change (the two terms are interchangeable) came with the following disclaimer:
In one of the coldest winters in recent memory, the heating plant at the University of North Dakota was running out of coal.
The Ukraine-Russia crisis has Congress and the Obama Administration rushing to consider monumental changes to accelerate exports of natural gas that will permanently and negatively impact the energy landscape for natural gas domestically, due to OPEC-linked liquid natural gas prices.
CASPER, Wyo. — Natural gas inventories nationwide reached an 11-year low during the second week of March, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Thursday, in what industry analysts said could be a boon for Wyoming.
After buying Billings first mall, West Park Plaza, in August 2008, Washington state developer Bob McDonald, along with the rest of the country, was hit with a deep recession.
Wyoming mines produced about 9 percent less coal in 2012, according to preliminary numbers released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
CASPER, Wyo. -- The U.S. economy continues to grow, but slowly, as if unsure of its footing.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — New data from the federal government show that Wyoming had the lowest retail rates for electricity in the country in 2010.
CASPER — A terrible economy curbed energy demand throughout the United States in 2009, slowing coal production in Wyoming for the first time in more than a decade.