WyoFile explores the shaky fate of coal in Wyoming through an in-depth visit to the Jim Bridger coal plant and mines.
Jim Bridger Special
The future is uncertain for the more than 800 workers who run the Jim Bridger power plant and associated mines in southwest Wyoming. Are they the canaries of their industry?
Mayor searches for alternative funding as state revenues decline, but worries about the many other losses his community could face.
The Bridger Underground Mine’s 2021 closure could end a unique and difficult way of making a living and powering the nation in southwest Wyoming.
Wyoming DEQ supports move to reduce Jim Bridger Plant output to 76.3% of capacity in lieu of $280M in pollution controls.