$1.1 Million Wyoming Home Is So Energy Efficient It Costs Nothing To Power
A new model home near Lander lists for $1.1 million and is so energy efficient and self-sufficient it costs nothing to power, making it a model of what a modern net-zero house can be.
Renée JeanDecember 02, 2023
Kemmerer Nuclear Plant Might Be Powered By Wyoming Uranium
TerraPower and Uranium Energy Corp announced Thursday an agreement that may mean Wyoming uranium could power a planned nuclear plant in Kemmerer.
Renée JeanDecember 01, 2023
Laid-Off Wyoming Coal Miners Angry, Hurt To Lose Jobs They Love
Some of the 19 Wyoming coal miners laid off by the Black Butte mine this week say they’re angry and hurt to lose jobs they love, and that the company misled them to believe they had job security.
Leo WolfsonNovember 30, 2023
Wyoming Coal Mine Says Federal Roadblocks Forced Layoff Of 15% Of Workforce
Black Butte Coal Co. near Rock Springs, Wyoming, says continuing Biden administration roadblocks of a planned mine expansion has forced it to lay off 19 people this week, about 15% of its workforce.
Leo WolfsonNovember 30, 2023
$37 Billion Rare Earths Bonanza May Only Be The Beginning For Wyoming Coal Mine
Ramaco Resources in northern Wyoming says it’s discovered the largest unconventional rare earths deposit in the United States, a $37 billion bonanza that can make the Cowboy State ground zero for domestic production of the stuff.
Renée JeanNovember 26, 2023
Judge Blocks Effort To Stop 5,000 Converse County Oil Wells
A federal judge has blocked an effort to stop the drilling of 5,000 new oil wells in Converse County, Wyoming.
Leo WolfsonNovember 11, 2023
Nuclear Regulators Talk Plant Timelines, Safety At Packed Kemmerer Meeting
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission had a full house in Kemmerer on Tuesday to open public discussions about its safety review of the proposed TerraPower nuclear plant.
Renée JeanNovember 08, 2023
Nuclear Regulatory Commission In Kemmerer on Tuesday To Discuss New Nuclear Power Plant
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which is the federal agency charged with ensuring nuclear plants in the U.S. are safe, is coming to Kemmerer on Tuesday to explain how their particular process will unfold, as well as how the community can engage with the agency.
Renée JeanNovember 05, 2023
Judge Squashes Lawsuit To Shut Down Wyoming Drilling Permits
Gov. Mark Gordon and other groups defending Wyoming’s oil and gas industries are praising a federal judge for squashing a lawsuit brought by environmental groups to negate 900 oil and gas permits.
Leo WolfsonNovember 03, 2023
Rocky Mountain Power Gets Heat From Wyoming Legislature On Nearly 30% Rate Hike
In another day of marathon hearings on Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed rate hikes of nearly 30%, the company was questioned over heat its getting from the Wyoming Legislature.
Renée JeanOctober 31, 2023
Cody Couple’s Self-Designed Geothermal Greenhouse Is Breaking New Ground
Cody residents Karl and Lynn Lampe have designed their own geothermal greenhouse that will use the earth’s internal thermostat to allow them to grow tropical fruits year-round in Wyoming.
Leo WolfsonOctober 30, 2023
UW Student Dressed As Eagle Pleads For Birds During RMP Rate Hike Hearing
University of Wyoming student Maggie Immen showed up dressed as an eagle for Thursday’s Wyoming Public Service Commission meeting to draw attention to eagles and other birds that are killed by wind turbines.
Renée JeanOctober 27, 2023