Dam removals have become much more commonplace in recent years in the Pacific Northwest as their benefits are weighed against the harm they have caused to river ecosystems. From EarthFix.
As part of a series of listening sessions held across the country, representatives from the Bureau of Land Management recently came to Gillette, Wyo., to meet with residents about the agency's federal coal program. The meeting quickly turned into an impassioned discussion about the future of the coal industry. Janice Schneider, with the Department of […]
The EPA has released proposed federal rules to limit methane emissions.
While the coal industry in other parts of the country has fallen on hard times, the mines of the Powder River Basin, in Wyoming and Montana, have been left largely unscathed. Even with new regulations that could put a dent in coal production from the region, the towns that depend on it aren't given up on their black gold anytime soon.
In an interview with Inside Energy contributor Stephanie Joyce, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead talks climate change, renewables and energy strategy in the nation's largest coal state.