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Wyoming tribe and city seek federal funding for clean energy projects

Wyoming tribe and city seek federal funding for clean energy projects

The Northern Arapaho Tribe and the city of Cheyenne are applying for federal grants to fund clean energy projects, despite Wyoming's governor declining to participate.

Jake Bolster reports for Inside Climate News.

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Climate change denial gains traction in Wyoming legislature

Wyoming lawmakers recently hosted a hearing dominated by climate change denial, reflecting a growing trend in the state's political discourse.

Mike Koshmrl and Dustin Bleizeffer report for WyoFile.

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Lawmakers float $10M 'stimulus' for enhanced oil recovery in Wyoming

The stimulus is intended to "equalize" a federal tax incentive that rewards permanent CO2 storage over carbon dioxide used to produce oil.
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Wyoming’s coal mandate continues to cost electric customers

Black Hills Energy is the second utility in the state to impose a “carbon capture compliance” surcharge in an effort to keep coal plants from shuttering.
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DOE docs: Carbon removal proposal bets on rare nuclear reactors

Previously unreported plans for a major direct air capture hub raise concerns about using troubled reactors that don’t exist in the United States.
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What Wyoming shows about going 'carbon negative' in coal country

Wyoming is highlighting a question at the center of the nation’s electricity mix: Can a coal state go “carbon negative”?

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For many in Wyoming, a Biden plan to protect land is beyond unpopular

Explosive reactions to the proposal, which would limit drilling, show how the president’s climate policies are crashing into walls in some oil and gas states.

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