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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has put a hold on the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, which would significantly regulate coal, after 27 states sued over the proposal. Among them was Wyoming, which produces more coal than any other state. NPR reports on how the court's stay is being received in coal producing states.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Last week, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a moratorium on new coal leases on federal land while the department considers a comprehensive overhaul to the U.S. coal program.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
On Friday, the Obama administration announced a halt to new coal leases on federal land. In Wyoming, most of the federally-owned coal mines and revenue from coal leases pays for school construction.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Less than a month after reaching an environmental agreement in Paris, Congress voted to lift the ban on oil exports that has been in place since the 1970s.
Monday, October 19, 2015
The bust of the coal-bed methane industry has left Wyoming responsible for the exorbitant cost of plugging thousands of wells. The price tag for dealing with deep oil and gas wells may be even higher.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
In Wyoming, the coal mining town of Gillette is booming. But under the Obama administration's new regulations for carbon emissions from power plants, demand for coal is expected to plummet.
Monday, August 03, 2015
President Obama will announce new rules today for carbon emissions from power plants, but more than a dozen conservative states and the coal industry are scrambling to fight back.
Sunday, November 09, 2014
With gas prices plunging below $3 a gallon, motorists have plenty to celebrate. But people in oil-producing states, where low prices mean fewer jobs and less government revenue, are starting to worry.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Wind power is a growing part of the energy mix in the United States. And more wind turbines means there are new jobs for people to install and repair them. The job requires a unique skill set.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
The United States has enough oil pipeline to wrap around the Earth more than a hundred times. But those 2.6 million miles of pipeline were built for a different era, and more pipeline...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Fall is usually the season when power plants stockpile coal in preparation for higher electricity demand during the winter, but that's proving to be problematic this year.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The United States has lots of coal, but most of it is buried far underground. A new method can extract it, but the environmental costs might prove too high for nearby landowners.
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Nearly a century since a national scandal, the U.S. government's involvement with Teapot Dome is finally ending. Wyoming Public Radio's Stephanie Joyce says that the whole site is being auctioned off.