A much bigger illness than COVID-19 faces Wyoming’s coal industry, writes guest columnist LeResche: inexorable decline.
Wyoming is a national leader in many aspects of oil and gas industry management, but recent developments threaten to undermine our effective and conservative approach.
Two current coal protectionist measures that defy free market capitalism could be the most inane pair of bills ever concocted by Wyoming legislators.
Our miners, communities and lands are threatened by disreputable out-of-state operators swooping into our troubled coal industry, columnist says.
The Land Quality Advisory Board will reconsider strong coal reclamation bonding regulations June 27. This time they need to accept them argues Bob LeResche.