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Stripped of $1B limit, Gordon carbon capture bill clears House

Stripped of $1B limit, Gordon carbon capture bill clears House

By on Mar 3, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

The House on Friday passed a Gov. Mark Gordon-backed bill that would subsidize carbon capture projects through Wyoming residents’ electrical bills. The House advanced the effort with a 40-19 vote as lawmakers continued their drive to protect Wyoming’s coal industry through mandates on electrical utility companies. A provision in the bill that would have allowed a...

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‘Not on my watch’: Gordon Vows to Protect Wyoming’s Coal Energy Industry

‘Not on my watch’: Gordon Vows to Protect Wyoming’s Coal Energy Industry

By on Feb 10, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon covered numerous topics in his 2020 State of the State address on Monday morning, delving into discussions about the economy, energy, education and agriculture and more. “Today, I am proud to report that Wyoming’s economy and the state is strong,” the governor said early in his address. “Unemployment is down and is at the lowest rate...

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Exxon plans carbon capture project near Kemmerer

Exxon plans carbon capture project near Kemmerer

By on Jan 21, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

PINEDALE (WNE) — ExxonMobil Corporation filed an application on Jan. 13 with the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council to construct and operate the LaBarge Carbon Capture Project approximately 33 miles northeast of Kemmerer beginning in August. The company plans to build a fully operational carbon-capture, sales and disposal project adding equipment at the Shute Creek...

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Wyoming Coal Decline Could Continue, but Developments Might Help Industry’s Future

Wyoming Coal Decline Could Continue, but Developments Might Help Industry’s Future

By on Jan 20, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

As coal markets continue to decline around the country, Wyoming’s energy industry could be in for a rough year, a University of Wyoming economist said. “From 2018 to 2019, Wyoming coal production was down 10 percent, which is just a little shy of 31 million tons,” said Rob Godby, the University of Wyoming director of the Energy Economics and Public Policies Center....

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