Gov. Gordon calls the announcement an ‘unfortunate, but not surprising’ sign of the industry’s economic realities.
Measures aim to guard against delinquent and unpaid mineral-production taxes, strengthen local governments’ ability to collect debts in the event of mineral industry bankruptcies.
While some representatives said they support the ‘message’ of amendment, they didn’t back the mechanism.
Wyoming landowner group: The state must hold coal operators like Eagle Specialty Minerals accountable in era of bankruptcies and production declines that point to mine closures.
Counties worry about resources as ambitions turn to ramping up COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public.