Listen to the full show here. New Coal Mine Faces Resistance From Local Groups A new coal mine may open in Wyoming for the first time in 50 years. State regulators issued a permit for the Brook Mine back in December, paving the way for construction to begin. But now that permit has become the center of a controversy. Landowners, environmental groups, and even a coal company are taking issue with it. Cooper McKim reports. Wyoming: Ground Zero In A New Global Wind Race? The wind energy industry is growing worldwide, and so is the global competition between turbine-makers. That battle is now playing out in Wyoming, a state with some of the best wind potential in the nation. In the next few years two massive wind power projects are slated to come on line....
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July 14th, 2017