With only three months to work and a host of complex aims, the Select Committee on Coal/Mineral Bankruptcies rose to the challenge.
The report, by the Western Organization of Resource Councils, suggests declining coal markets could overwhelm regulatory system. State regulators disagree.
Lawyers, academics and coal bankruptcy veterans see red flags as new coal operators entered the state, they said Friday at a UW School of Law conference.
A new legislative panel convened to insulate Wyo from firm collapses has an important mandate and a trove of hard-won lessons available to it.
A new legislative committee advanced several bills to protect county and state taxes from bankruptcies, safeguard the rights of Wyoming workers.