As fossil fuel industries decline, leaders of energy-dependent communities scramble to find solutions. Yet one solution rarely comes up in these conversations: Restoration as economic development.
Natural gas industries in other states and the arithmetic of the Electoral College, Dodson writes, leaves Wyoming coal as a nonissue for the national political parties.
Bebout says the letter about Moneta Divide gas- and oilfield “was sent by my secretary and contained misinformation and I corrected her.”
Feds are on track to approve a 4,250-well oilfield expansion, which will boost revenues and add millions of tons of greenhouse gasses to a changing climate.
Utility would retire one Jim Bridger Plant unit early in 2023, another in 2028 and two Naughton Plant units in 2025.