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Four times a year, Angela Hays Carey visits Wyoming to find former uranium workers who could qualify for federal health benefits. [Read More]
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Have an event, trend or general energy happening you'd like to see in the Energy Journal newsletter? Send it to Star-Tribune energy reporter Heather Richards... [Read More]
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Despite a federal government shutdown, oil and gas will be back in business on Monday, in a limited capacity, on federal lands in Wyoming. [Read More]
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Carbon dioxide emissions have been on the decline nationally over the last decade as coal plants have shuttered and natural gas has replaced that carbon-rich... [Read More]
Tags: carbon - decline - coal
With not enough pipeline capacity to move the prolific mineral development in Texas's Permian basin, large firms are thinking of distributing their resources elsewhere. [Read More]
With not enough pipeline capacity to move the prolific mineral development in Texas's Permian basin, large firms are thinking of distributing their resources elsewhere. [Read More]
Have an event, trend or general energy happening you'd like to see in the Energy Journal newsletter? Send it to Star-Tribune energy reporter Heather Richards... [Read More]
Vanguard Natural Resources operated about 1,500 wells across Wyoming before the Texas-based oil and gas firm filed for bankruptcy last year. It paid taxes on... [Read More]
As the third quarter oil and gas lease sale began Thursday, its opponents arrived at a meeting hall in Dubois hoping for a Hail Mary. [Read More]
Wyoming's largest coal mines would effectively be banned from self-bonding if the proposed rules that passed an advisory board Wednesday make it through one more... [Read More]
When state regulators noticed flaring in the gas fields of southern Wyoming recently, it was a matter of concern because Wyoming doesn't allow burn-off from... [Read More]
When state regulators noticed flaring in the gas fields of southern Wyoming recently, it was a matter of concern because Wyoming doesn't allow burn-off from... [Read More]
Have an event, trend or general energy happening you'd like to see in the Energy Journal newsletter? Send it to Star-Tribune energy reporter Heather Richards... [Read More]
On a recent summer afternoon, Zoe Jane Morrison, a social scientist from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, was driving around Gillette looking for office... [Read More]
From gas leaks to raptor nests, federal officials investigate a number of impacts from potential oil gas development before wells can be drilled on Wyoming's... [Read More]
From gas leaks to raptor nests, federal officials investigate a number of impacts from potential oil gas development before wells can be drilled on Wyoming's... [Read More]
Tags: Interior - Wyoming - gas
Shortly after the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that it would roll back methane regulations on the nation's oil and gas industry, officials from Wyoming... [Read More]
Wyoming homes and industries are largely powered by coal, but so are a lot of other places. [Read More]
Tags: Wyoming - States - coal
Wyoming's largest power provider will not have to publish the cost of running its coal plants, despite environmental groups and state regulators pressing for that... [Read More]
Have an event, trend or general energy happening you'd like to see in the Energy Journal newsletter? Send it to Star-Tribune energy reporter Heather Richards... [Read More]
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