Economist Michael Madden parses which sectors will be hardest hit by the current economic crisis and how they overlay with the state’s economy.
Conflicting viewpoints were abound at the Global New Energy Summit in Colorado Springs last week. In the face of America’s oil dependency, some still advocate we drill our way out of the problem, while others suggest a lesser reliance on oil.
Many residents of the towns of Hanna and Medicine Bow foresee a time when there will be too few people and too thin of an economy to keep going their towns going. To them, the proposal by DKRW Advanced Fuels to build a coal-to-gasoline plant offers salvation.
Mad as Hell?
Remember the movie “Network”? Faye Dunaway and Peter Finch: “I’m Mad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take it Any More.”
The housing collapse, Fannie Mae collapse, AIG $100-plus billion credit default swap collapse, Lehman Brothers …
"The outlook for construction in general nationwide is still very dismal. In Wyoming, we're certainly in a downward trend right now," said Shawn Warner, division manager of Sletten Construction of Wyoming.