Resurrection of decades-old idea won’t fly in the face of cheap rail transport, estimates suggest.
Frank Odasz was a tireless promoter of a coal slurry pipeline in the 1970s and 80s
A Wyoming state senator wants to resurrect old dreams of a coal slurry pipeline to ship Powder River Basin coal.
During the 1970s coal boom, Wyoming saw several proposals to build coal slurry pipelines to ship the mineral out of state. None succeeded.
“Are we a bunch of naïve buffoons? I don’t think we are. I just think we are way too trusting.” — Former Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal