transportation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Federal Highway Money Remains At Risk http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/federal-highway-money-remains-risk <p>The federal pot of money that’s supposed to keep local roads and bridges intact may soon be empty, yet lawmakers on Capitol Hill are miles apart from each other. It remains unclear if they’ll be able to bridge the gulf. Matt Laslo reports from Washington on how the Wyoming delegation is weighing in on the debate that’s sucking the air out of Washington this summer.</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:41:14 +0000 Matt Laslo 61213 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Federal Highway Money Remains At Risk First Crude Oil Train Rolls Out of Black Thunder Terminal http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/first-crude-oil-train-rolls-out-black-thunder-terminal <p>Another rail loading facility for crude oil&nbsp;opened in Wyoming last week, bringing the total to at least seven.</p><p>Seventy- thousand barrels of Wyoming oil&nbsp;rolled out of the Black Thunder terminal in the Powder River Basin, headed for a refinery on the East Coast.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:35:51 +0000 Miles Bryan 60339 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org First Crude Oil Train Rolls Out of Black Thunder Terminal Crude Oil By Rail: On The Rise In Colorado And Everywhere http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/crude-oil-rail-rise-colorado-and-everywhere <p>The transport of crude oil by rail has spiked dramatically in recent years. <a href="https://www.aar.org/newsandevents/Freight-Rail-Traffic/Pages/2014-03-13-railtraffic.aspx#.U5dOtPldU1J">From 2012 to 2013 the amount carried</a> by the country's major freight railroads increased nearly 75 percent, according to the American Association of Railroads.&nbsp;&nbsp;Even though crude oil accounted for just over 1 percent of overall rail traffic last year, there's growing public concern about the potential oil spills and other hazards.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:58:25 +0000 Grace Hood & Inside Energy 59811 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Crude Oil By Rail: On The Rise In Colorado And Everywhere Compressed Natural Gas Station Coming To Teton County http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/compressed-natural-gas-station-coming-teton-county <p>Teton County&nbsp;drivers&nbsp;will soon be able to buy compressed natural gas at a filling station&nbsp;in Jackson.&nbsp;&nbsp;The State Loan and Investment Board&nbsp;granted&nbsp;$766,000&nbsp;towards the purchase&nbsp;of&nbsp;equipment&nbsp;for the project.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 01:16:22 +0000 Melodie Edwards 53284 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Compressed Natural Gas Station Coming To Teton County Wyoming Stands to Lose $700 Million in AML Funds http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stands-lose-700-million-aml-funds <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Wyoming leaders are shell-shocked after learning that Congress has arranged to take hundreds of millions of dollars money from the Abandoned Mine Lands program to fund a federal transportation bill.</p><p>Wyoming coal producers have paid $2.9 billion into the program, and the state was guaranteed $1.9 billion back for reclamation efforts. The cut would reduce Wyoming&rsquo;s share by about 700 million dollars over the next decade. That money is used for a variety of projects. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 22:38:44 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 26501 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stands to Lose $700 Million in AML Funds