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.
Sale of Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr coal mines to the unproven Blackjewel LLC. underscores the need to protect taxpayers from reclamation costs.