Economists call for a significant restructuring of the state’s tax and revenue scheme, but is such a shift politically viable in the union’s reddest state?
Rather than trading in false hope and unkeepable promises, Peabody Energy should learn from its recent miscalculations, respond to market forces and shoot straight with the people of Wyoming.
Utility giant PacifiCorp plans to shift from coal-fired power to wind energy in south-central Wyoming, continuing its outsized role in local economies.
An independent council expressed irritation at lack of public outreach and cited violation of “common sense” in ruling the application to be incomplete.
Coal developer Ramaco Resources and the state both favored legal forums to open public dialogue for addressing worries about the first new coal mine in 50 years.