Federal prosecutors have charged Michael J. Ruffatto, developer of the once-proposed Two Elk coal-fired power plant near Gillette, with criminal fraud for bills he submitted under a 2009-2010 federal stimulus grant to research carbon storage on his site in rural …
Department of Energy
More than two years after the initial suspension of the stimulus grants, there has been no enforcement action in the case.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of 13 projects to develop technologies and methodologies for geologic storage of carbon dioxide.
“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
“The thing that was always odd about Mike Ruffatto. He loved to see other people have fun but he didn’t participate much himself."