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Steam rises from a coal-burning power plant in North Dakota, as wind turbines generate renewable electricity nearby. (Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile, with support of EcoFlight)

EPA: Climate regs won’t crimp North Dakota’s energy boom

EPA's goal is to write a rule that reduces Earth-warming CO2 emissions without threatening energy reliability. The Obama administration wants its rule to avoid significant price increases for energy, and its aim is to include all fuels in the mix, including coal.

Cheyenne lecture will focus on Powder River Basin coal leasing program

The laws and regulations guiding federal coal leases in the Powder River Basin are a compilation of many strange turns throughout the past four decades. Tom Sanzillo and Mark Squillace are going to give their take on this evolution and the current state of federal leasing at a breakfast forum from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Herschler Building, room 1699, in Cheyenne.

Groups split over sprawling Wyo. project's wildlife impacts

Reprinted with permission from Environment & Energy Publishing, LLC. Not for republication by Wyoming media.


Environmentalists who have studied the Bureau of Land Management’s final analysis of a massive Wyoming wind farm proposal are split over the project’s merits …