Order prevents drilling and ground disturbance on 449 oil and gas leases covering 334,762 acres in Wyoming until BLM resolves shortcomings in Trump-era approval.
If fears of fast-tracked safety tests and “rapid core melting” don’t give residents pause about the proposed demonstration facility, how about the economic X’s and O’s?
The state received the first installment of its massive windfall in COVID-19 recovery funds. Officials don’t yet know exactly how it’ll be spent.
Legislative committee will attempt to find solutions to problems stymieing state for more than 50 years.
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.