Carbon capture technology study, other coal initiatives fail to recognize that the industry’s days of driving state’s economy are numbered.
Coal strategy based in part on new Department of Energy study that’s already panned by skeptics, utility.
Despite a narrative that COVID-19 and energy downturn are the cause of state budget cuts, columnist Dodson writes, that’s not the entire story. A dysfunctional political system is even more to blame.
Lax fiscal policy has left states flat-footed as mining declines. So what happens when coal goes away with no promise to return?
Wyoming submitted its bid for Occidental Petroleum’s 1 million acres of land and 4 million mineral acres July 10. Officials haven’t heard any news, they said this week. One called the silence worrying.