After killing efforts to broaden the tax base, lawmakers go back to the well — literally — and try to revive the ailing fossil fuel industry
Unit 3 burned 165 tons of coal an hour, but it won’t consume as much as a briquette tomorrow.
A power plant unit will close in 9 months and a mine owner considers bankruptcy, unsettling the economic security of 300 miners and a whole community.
Utility giant PacifiCorp plans to shift from coal-fired power to wind energy in south-central Wyoming, continuing its outsized role in local economies.
“If I could build it with a hammer, I would.” — North American Vice-President Brad Enzi, March 2007 before the Campbell County Commission.