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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…
Governor Mead Fights EPA’s Clean Power Plan
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says he will continue to fight the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Wyoming, which is the nation’s number one coal producing state, has until September 2016 to put together a state plan. “Sixteen states, including Wyoming, have asked…
Senator Barrasso Blasts EPA Proposed Ozone Rule
U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed ozone regulation: The rule is more proof the Obama Administration is turning a deaf ear to Americans who want Washington to focus on job creation. The ‘mo…
Oil Spill Drill Held Last Week
People, fish and other critters don’t want an oil spill to happen on the North Platte River, and energy companies, environmental agencies and first responders don’t want to see one, either. So last Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency, Spectra Energy and more than 20 differen…

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