carbon capture http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en President's Budget Calls for Cutting Fossil Fuel Tax Breaks http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/presidents-budget-calls-cutting-fossil-fuel-tax-breaks <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Repealing tax credits for fossil fuel producers and strengthening the Bureau of Land Management’s oil and gas program are the among the energy proposals in President Obama’s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Overview" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;" target="_blank">2015 budget.</a></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 01:22:26 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 54916 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org President's Budget Calls for Cutting Fossil Fuel Tax Breaks UW Collaborates on Carbon Capture Test Center http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-collaborates-carbon-capture-test-center <p>A research lab&nbsp;dedicated to finding new&nbsp;ways to collect and use carbon dioxide is a step closer to becoming a reality.&nbsp;</p><p>The&nbsp;Legislature’s&nbsp;Joint Appropriations Committee has recommended that&nbsp;$15 million be set aside&nbsp;for&nbsp;the project, which would be located&nbsp;at one of Wyoming’s coal-fired power plants.&nbsp;&nbsp;The project would be a collaboration between the state, the University of Wyoming, and a power company.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 00:47:30 +0000 Melodie Edwards 53339 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Collaborates on Carbon Capture Test Center Vast new lithium discovery near Rock Springs could meet entire domestic need http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/vast-new-lithium-discovery-near-rock-springs-could-meet-entire-domestic-need <p></p><p>Researchers with the University of Wyoming’s Carbon Management Institute have discovered a vast underground deposit of lithium in Southwest Wyoming. Researchers were taking deep samples in the Rock Springs Uplift to study how the state might store its oil and gas emissions when they discovered the reserve. They say it&nbsp;could hold up to 150 times more lithium than the nation’s current largest producer in Silver Peak, Nevada.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:58:27 +0000 Sara Hossaini 39852 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Vast new lithium discovery near Rock Springs could meet entire domestic need Senator Enzi Hopes to Improve Carbon Capture Tax Credit Law http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senator-enzi-hopes-improve-carbon-capture-tax-credit-law <div style="background-color:white;margin-top:14pt;margin-bottom:0;"><br><p><span style="background-color:white;"><font color="#222222" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi is one of three U.S. legislators sponsoring a bill that would help ease the process for earning tax credits related to carbon capture. </span></font></span></p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 17:02:56 +0000 Sara Hossaini 33558 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senator Enzi Hopes to Improve Carbon Capture Tax Credit Law