asia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Writer Mark Jenkins speaks about a recent assignment in Asia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/writer-mark-jenkins-speaks-about-recent-assignment-asia <p>We’re joined now by Mark Jenkins of Laramie. He recently went to a remote area in Asia for a story for National Geographic.&nbsp; He speaks with Willow Belden.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 22:59:54 +0000 Willow Belden 51630 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Writer Mark Jenkins speaks about a recent assignment in Asia Gov. Mead says WY coal exports still a good idea http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/gov-mead-says-wy-coal-exports-still-good-idea <p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Governor Matt Mead says there’s no question that Taiwan and South Korea want Wyoming <span class="highlight" id="0.5737586436959422" name="searchHitInReadingPane">coal</span>. Mead just returned from a trip to those countries where he met with government leaders, trona industry representatives, and attended events promoting tourism in Wyoming. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:04:07 +0000 Irina Zhorov 48895 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Gov. Mead says WY coal exports still a good idea Coal export terminals will not save U.S. coal producers, experts say http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/coal-export-terminals-will-not-save-us-coal-producers-experts-say <div style="margin:0;"><br>While coal producers look to international markets to make up for a soft coal market at home, experts advise that Asian coal demand will not be as strong as had been expected.</div><div style="margin:0;"><p></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:11:14 +0000 Irina Zhorov 46135 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Coal export terminals will not save U.S. coal producers, experts say Lawmakers look abroad for new coal markets in state income discussions http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lawmakers-look-abroad-new-coal-markets-state-income-discussions <p>With the start of the legislative session Tuesday, lawmakers have begun to lay out ideas for state income opportunities and budget priorities. With a slow-down in energy revenue predicted for the next decade, House Speaker, Thomas Lubnau, says Wyoming should look for new opportunities abroad.</p><p>“15% of Australia’s gross domestic product, about 1 in every 5 dollars of the Australian economy, is shipping coal to Asia. And there’s a huge opportunity for Wyoming to hop into that market if we can figure out a way to get ports either on the Gulf Coast or in Washington or Oregon.”</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 23:55:24 +0000 Irina Zhorov 35105 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Lawmakers look abroad for new coal markets in state income discussions Increase of Coal Exports to Asia Could Affect Communities en Route http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/increase-coal-exports-asia-could-affect-communities-en-route <p>A Western Organization of Resource Councils report says an increase of Powder River Basin coal exports from Pacific ports to Asia could bring unconsidered problems. The environmental group&rsquo;s report alleges that increased coal traffic would congest rail lines, bring coal dust, and force communities to front billions of dollars for infrastructure improvements.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 15:38:36 +0000 Irina Zhorov 26854 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Increase of Coal Exports to Asia Could Affect Communities en Route