The state agency reversed course on the application for the controversial project citing "procedural and substantive deficiencies" with the application.
An independent council expressed irritation at lack of public outreach and cited violation of “common sense” in ruling the application to be incomplete.
Coal developer Ramaco Resources and the state both favored legal forums to open public dialogue for addressing worries about the first new coal mine in 50 years.
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.
A controversial new study on water contamination from oil and gas development has made its way to a high-stakes legal battle over hydraulic fracturing. The question now is whether the court should consider it.