EPA's goal is to write a rule that reduces Earth-warming CO2 emissions without threatening energy reliability. The Obama administration wants its rule to avoid significant price increases for energy, and its aim is to include all fuels in the mix, including coal.
Two years ago, Gov. Mead blamed federal inaction on energy policies for delaying a $100M partnership with GE to advance technologies for Wyoming coal.
The Sage Grouse challenges readers to prove him wrong on what he surmises may be futile efforts to capture and sequester carbon dioxide.
Bent on dismissing the urgency for the U.S. to address climate change, and reflexively insisting that coal is the victim of an anti-development agenda, Wyoming leaders are now in a sort of slow-motion realization that their argument has won — so far — and as a result Wyoming’s economic workhorse is losing its U.S. utility market — perhaps for a long, long time...