Funds from overturned oil and gas lease sales have already been disbursed for school kids, elderly, disabled and those “below the poverty line,” Wyoming said.
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.
This railroading town isn’t in the coal-producing Powder River Basin, but its economic health is tied to the PRB by long trains of coal that are now slowing down.
The years-long, politically charged fight over permitting what would be the first new Wyoming coal mine in decades resumed Wednesday with familiar arguments from both sides.
State’s coal market decline coincides with global awareness of critical minerals shortage, including several with deposits in Wyoming.