With all eyes on coal’s much discussed decline, another staple of the state’s energy economy has tumbled dramatically.
WyoFile special edition looks at legislative and regulatory efforts to soften the impact of an ongoing and looming economic transition and what they mean for the free market.
With few options to slow coal’s decline, lawmakers turn to a lever that in better days may have been anathema to free-market Republicans: the regulators.
Economies change, writes guest columnist Jason Shogren. But when that happens, the question is whether to rip off the metaphorical Band-Aid, or take the time to gently trim away the tape from the skin.
Wyoming politicians who blame ‘war on coal’ foolishly try to revise state’s history.