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Senator Barrasso chastizes President Joe Biden and Democrat leadership in Congress for letting inflation reach record highs and tapping into the nation’s strategic reserve as a short-term solution. Since the beginning, Wyoming Senator John Barrasso has been a determined and unabashed critic of the Biden Administration’s energy policies. In a K.O.D.I. interview, the senator said…

New research shows migrating mule deer avoid areas of energy development, passing on the best, most nutritious plant growth – the primary reason for seasonal migrations. A collaborative study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the University of Wyoming determined mule deer miss out on forage when energy development disrupts their migration corridors. “Mule…

Wyoming Republican Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are joining other members of the Senate in introducing legislation to simplify and expedite the permitting process for energy and infrastructure projects. Titled the Simplify Timelines and Assure Regulatory Transparency Act, the START Act includes comprehensive federal regulatory permitting and project review reform. The proposed legislation also…

Wyoming Senator John Barrasso says the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas that claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers was “absolutely horrific.” Speaking to KODI’s Mac Watson from “Mac in the Morning,” the Senator went on to say, “[Wyomingites] want our kids to feel safe at school and to be safe in school…

Governor Mark Gordon says fossil fuels have “no certain future” in Wyoming if the Biden Administration continues to prevent new exploration for more resources. Governor Gordon was live in an interview with Mac Watson on KODI’s Mac in the Morning show on Thursday, March 24. In the interview, the governor says there is “no certain…

While Wyoming remains one of the nation’s top energy producers, a new study shows it is one of the least energy-efficient states with the lowest national GDP. Energy continues to be at the forefront of the United State’s economy and political discourse. However, the economies of the nation and the 50 states have changed over…

Another scam may be circulating in Park County, threatening and coercing money from Black Hills Energy customers by targeting their winter energy bills. Black Hills Energy has been receiving reports from customers regarding attempted scam calls. While the scammers are making the typical threats and requests, they’re targeting something extremely important to all Park County…

The federal government is no longer preventing Wyoming from moving forward with oil and gas lease sales next year – but sage grouse are, at least partially. B.L.M. Wyoming announced that they are moving forward with oil and gas lease sales during the first quarter of 2022. But the acreage being offered for lease is…

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality is in the post-pandemic spirit, offering energy efficiency audits to regional breweries and distilleries. Thanks to a recent influx of federal money, the department is looking to extend a different type of financial assistance to Wyoming businesses. The new program is offering grants for breweries and distilleries to get…

A second Wyoming coal mine is set to close this year in the Powder River Basin. The Coal Creek mine, owned by Arch Resources Inc., announced the closure on Tuesday over the next two years as the company transitions away from thermal coal to metallurgic coal. Powder River Basin mines produce about 40% of the…


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