WyoFile explores the shaky fate of coal in Wyoming through an in-depth visit to the Jim Bridger coal plant and mines.
The state’s dependence on fossil fuel revenues makes lawmakers and other officials bend to industry wills at the expense of our landscape, wildlife, clean air and water.
A historic photo reveals the extent of the third largest mining disaster in Wyoming history.
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.