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Stephanie Joyce

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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Friday, July 22, 2016

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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Who's In Charge? Getting Western States To Agree On Sharing Renewable Energy

Monday, June 06, 2016

California has so much solar energy that some days, there's too much. One solution is to join forces across state borders. But in the West, that's sparking some not-so-neighborly opposition.

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Danger Below? New Properties Hide Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells

Monday, May 30, 2016

Around the country, houses, schools and shopping centers are being built on old oil and gas fields — and hidden underground are millions of abandoned wells that are not monitored for leaks.

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Coal Country Reacts To Supreme Court Stay On Obama Clean Power Plan

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 W...

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Administration Announces Temporary Freeze On Federal Land Mining Leases

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.

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More Bad News For Coal Mine-Reliant States

Saturday, January 16, 2016

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Cheap Oil Complicates The Paris Climate Accord

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.

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With Abandoned Gas Wells, States Are Left With The Cleanup Bill

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.

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Wyoming Boom Town Worries Less Demand For Coal Will Darken Its Future

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.

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Will Obama's Climate Legacy Last?

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.

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Low Gas Prices Haven't Slowed Domestic Drilling — Yet

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.

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Wanted: Wind Turbine Mechanic — Must Be Daredevil, Skilled With Hands

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.

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U.S. Energy Boom Spurs Massive Demand For New Pipelines

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...

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Stockpiling Coal For Winter Proves Problematic For Power Plants

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.

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In Wyoming, Going Deep To Draw Energy From Coal

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.

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Auction Marks An End To A History Of Scandal At Tea Pot Dome

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.

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