Arch Resources is accelerating its efforts to divest itself of its Powder River Basin coal mines as it expects to produce about 27% less coal this year than in 2019 and plans to wind down its Wyoming operations by an additional 50% over the next two to three years.
As part of the Trump Administration’s goal of promoting responsible energy development, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming state office plans to offer 261 parcels totaling about 280,162 acres in an oil and gas lease sale the week of Dec. 14. The sale will occur online at www.energynet.com
Gov. Mark Gordon, pursuant to U.S. President Donald Trump's proclamation issued today, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise until sunset on Sunday, Oct. 4 in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. President Tru…
A Tuesday U.S. District Court ruling increases the likelihood that eventual mine closures in the Powder River Basin will happen under the ownership of smaller, less financially stable operators, putting Wyoming miners and taxpayers at higher risk, an expert says.
LARAMIE — A recent cold front provided a little relief for firefighters, but not much as the Mullen Fire burning in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest about 40 west of Laramie and just southwest of Centennial is still active and growing.
JACKSON — News about the dozens of COVID-19 vaccine trials can seem removed from the coronavirus outbreak in Teton County, vague science experiments with no bearing on local life.
GILLETTE – A U.S. District Court decision to block a joint venture between Peabody Energy Corp. and Arch Resources Inc. could also mean the beginning of the end of Arch as a major Powder River Basin coal producer.
Gov. Mark Gordon has announced the launch of the Wyoming Meat Processing Expansion Grant Program to provide support for Wyoming meat processing facilities and Wyoming citizens impacted by supply chain disruptions and regional shut-downs of processing facilities resulting from the COVID-19 pu…
Farmington, New Mexico-based Navajo Transitional Energy Company has laid off approximately 80 Antelope Coal Mine employees today (Aug. 28) who were previously in furlough status since May, company officials stated.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the final environmental analysis and proposed land use plan amendment for the Converse County Oil and Gas Project – a project which, if approved, could generate up to 8,000 jobs and approximately $18-$28 billion in shared state and federal revenue…
Gov. Mark Gordon said today Wyoming’s current public health orders will remain in place through Aug. 15 as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the state.
Bill reauthorizes fee collection for seven years, prioritizes cleanup of the most environmentally hazardous abandoned mine sites and lowers the fee by 35% to provide relief to coal producers as production declines.
The State of Wyoming, Japan Coal Energy Center (JCOAL) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance a carbon capture test project to be conducted at the Wyoming Integrated Test Center in Gillette.
IRS decision comes after Capito, Whitehouse, Barrasso and Cramer made several efforts to encourage the move.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture launched an online portal to begin accepting applications for Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP) grants. USDA plans to make available up to $100 million in competit…
The U.S Census Bureau will resume its 2020 Census field operations May 18, when census employees will work under social distancing protocols and wear personal protective equipment to promote the well-being of themselves and the public.
The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in select geographic areas this week.
Converse County Commissioners met this morning with area stakeholders to create a coronavirus emergency action plan for this county.
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon declared a state of emergency and public health emergency Friday afternoon, March 13 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will visit Wyoming July 30-31. During his time in the state he will visit Thunder Basin National Grassland. Gov. Mark Gordon, Thunder Basin National Grassland Supervisor Russ Bacon, U.S. Forest Service Region 2 Forester Brian Ferebee, Wyoming Depart…