Carbon capture technology study, other coal initiatives fail to recognize that the industry’s days of driving state’s economy are numbered.
Coal strategy based in part on new Department of Energy study that’s already panned by skeptics, utility.
Coal country has options. But a long legacy of hope, promises and failure has instilled a political inertia that won’t soon be overcome.
BLM approves Moneta Divide gas- and oilfield but leaves to state regulators vexing questions about how to dispose of millions of gallons of tainted water.
Coal and petroleum service sectors look to reclamation, renewables and manufacturing as communities contemplate how to survive a post-extraction economy.