Energy

Wyoming Challenges Clean Power Plan Final Rule
Wyoming has joined 23 states in suing to stop the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which sets limits on emissions from coal-fired power plants. The final rule, which was published in the Federal Register Friday morning, imposes a 44% carbon emission reduction requirement on…
Refinery Fire Injures Worker
SINCLAIR, Wyo. (AP) — Investigators are looking for the cause of a flash fire at a Carbon County refinery after a contract worker was injured. The worker was taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbon County on Tuesday after the fire at Sinclair Refinery. Sinclair Community Relations Director Ryta …
Wyoming Wind Park Battle
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal to create a wind farm in eastern Wyoming could be stalled by further court battles from a group of landowners that has been fighting the project since 2011. The Wyoming Industrial Siting Council approved the 46-turbine project last week, ruling that the park…
Depressed Energy Industry to Blame for Weak Wyoming Economy
Low oil and natural gas prices continue to take their toll on the Cowboy State. According to a recent report released by the Wyoming Economic Analysis Division, the mining industry suffered an annual employment drop of 2,620 jobs, or nearly 10% in the second quarter of 2015. “The state’…

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