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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — While most states pursue ways to boost renewable energy, Wyoming is doing the opposite with a new program aimed at propping up the dwindling coal industry by suing other states that block exports of Wyoming coal and cause Wyoming coal-fired power plants to shut down. The law signed April 6 by…

By MEAD GRUVER and MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry — a much bigger, more influential foe than Democrats faced when they took on the coal industry during the Obama years. Coal…

By MEAD GRUVER Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will push back against any federal regulations brought by the Biden administration that hinder development of fossil fuels and other resources, Gov. Mark Gordon told state lawmakers kicking off their annual session Tuesday. “There is good reason to be concerned the actions of the next…

The fossil fuel industry got a heck of a lifeline thrown their way. In a recent vote, the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission agreed to eliminate the current amount of conservation taxes on oil and gas companies for a period of 6 months, ranging from April 1st to September 30th of this year. This…


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