Buffeted by economic forces beyond their control, union members fight payouts for mid-level managers while seeking to save their pensions and health care.
Short cuts, subsidies and tax breaks helped create 7,000 jobs in the Powder River Basin. Damage to water, air and land is part of the price borne by the public, too.
Economists call for a significant restructuring of the state’s tax and revenue scheme, but is such a shift politically viable in the union’s reddest state?
The state agency reversed course on the application for the controversial project citing "procedural and substantive deficiencies" with the application.
Rather than trading in false hope and unkeepable promises, Peabody Energy should learn from its recent miscalculations, respond to market forces and shoot straight with the people of Wyoming.