Industry and environmental advocates see “assigned trust” as a viable option for ensuring reclamation after closures.
The lawsuit against Washington for refusing to permit a coal export terminal made clear that the only states’ rights Wyoming wants to protect are its own, Drake opines.
Proponents say federal incentives can help Wyoming prop up its economy and be a leader in the climate change battle, but the technology remains untested at scale.
Building cryptocurrency mines would leverage the state's competitive advantages and existing workforce, Dodson opines. Current policy, however, instead tries to compete with London for bankers and programmers.
The chief executive’s lackluster response to $300 million crisis falls short of what’s needed, Drake opines.