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Speakers at Forum Argue Renewable Energy Subsidies Distort Markets

Michael Nasi had something to say to people who think coal is on its way out. In fact, were it not for America’s energy policy, Nasi said, coal could compete very well against other energy...
Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC) supporters, including former-Gov. Matt Mead, Sr. Carbon XPRIZE Dir. Marious Extavour and Japan Coal Energy Center Pres. Osamu Tsukamoto, among others, stand at the doors of the ITC during a dedication ceremony in May 2018. (H/t ITC)

First XPRIZE Team Completes Trials at ITC

The first of five XPRIZE finalists vying to successfully transform carbon dioxide emissions into an innovative product at the Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC) in Gillette has successfully completed their technology demonstration tests earlier...
The Trump administration is advancing a massive lease sale crossing Wyoming sage grouse habitat. (Courtesy of Intermountain Forest Service-USDA Region 4/Flickr)

BLM Plans Massive Lease Sale in Wyo. Sage Grouse Habitat

By Scott Streater, Greenwire, E&E News President Trump's outgoing administration continues to fire away on its priority policy items in its final weeks in office. The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to offer 383 parcels across...
H/t Brook Mine Company Coal Wyoming.

DEQ Approves Brook Mine Company Coal Permit

Photo Courtesy Brook Mine Company Coal Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced Tuesday the approval of a coal mine permit application for Brook Mine Company, LLC, Permit #PT0841. The Brook Mine will...
Economic, existential angst mark start of utility investigation

Economic, Existential Angst Mark Start of Utility Investigation

Kemmerer area residents listen during a more than  three hour public comment period  that occurred when the Wyoming  Public Service Commission  visited the town.  (Andrew Graham/WyoFile)   By Andrew Graham for WyoFile.com One by one last Tuesday evening,...

State’s Revenues ‘Deeply Concerning,’ Gov. Gordon Says

Governor Mark Gordon urged legislators Monday to work with him to lower state spending after a newly published report predicted ongoing revenue deficits for the state’s oil, natural gas and coal industries. Managing the state’s...

Solar Professionals Band Together for Wyoming

The renewable energy sector took a giant step forward in the Cowboy State with the formation of the Wyoming Solar Energy Association (WYSE). The trade organization’s kick off was announced at the Powder River...
Campbell County Public Library

Library to Host Speaker on Coal Mining

(Gillette, Wyo.) Tonight, the Campbell County Public Library will welcome Jerry Tystad, a retired local coal executive, who will speak about the history and the potential future of coal mining in the Powder River...
Oil Rig behind Buffalo Ridge Elementary

Oil Production and Development Predicted to Remain Steady in PRB

An oil well is active on the southern end of the city of Gillette. In 2019, Campbell County was home to 3,219 oil producing wells.  Even in the ever-changing global oil market, optimism remains locally...

Stifled by leadership, wind tax proponents look to voters

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com Proponents of a steeper wind tax in Wyoming intend to put the issue on the 2020 ballot after Speaker of the House Steve Harshman (R-Casper) refused to allow debate of bills...