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Four more years: What a second Obama administration could mean for energy in Wyoming (November 16, 2012)

Wyoming’s economy is enormously dependent on the energy industry. The state produces the most coal in the country, and natural gas production flourishes here. Before the 2012 election, industry leaders warned that re-electing President Obama could cripple the state’s economy… … Continue reading

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The Science of Syngas (February 10, 2012)

This story was part of an episode of Open Spaces that centered around a coal-to-gasoline plant proposed to be built in the state. My colleagues looked into funding and environmental impact, but I was curious about how the coal-to-gas process … Continue reading

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WyoFile investigator tells WPR about “accounting irregularities” related to Two Elk project (April 19, 2013)

I’ve been reporting on the decade-and-a-half series delays in building the Two Elk Energy Park in Northeastern Wyoming. It’s just one of many state-backed projects meant to get better use out of the low-grade coal produced here that has yet … Continue reading

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