Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Eli Bebout sent a letter to regulators challenging draft permit changes made after the agency took 453 public comments.
Wyoming DEQ’s violation letter spurs Texas company to promise monitoring changes after black sediment, free oil, sewage odor are detected.
State calls for new monitoring to ensure salty water is not affecting streams’ quality.
Company presented 30 potential “portfolios” for future power mix, almost all of which predict savings through early retirement of Wyoming coal-fired electrical generating units.
Wyoming DEQ supports move to reduce Jim Bridger Plant output to 76.3% of capacity in lieu of $280M in pollution controls.