Sightline Institute http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en New Rules Target Crude Train Safety http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-rules-target-crude-train-safety <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">The federal government has released new rules for trains transporting crude oil. They come in response to a number of dramatic crude train derailments over the last year, including one that destroyed the town of Lac </span>Megantic<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">, Quebec.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:10:35 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 61813 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New Rules Target Crude Train Safety New Coal Export Terminal Proposed In Mexico http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-coal-export-terminal-proposed-mexico <p>The latest proposal for getting coal from the Powder River Basin to world markets involves a port on the west coast of Mexico. According to <a href="http://www.snl.com/InteractiveX/Article.aspx?cdid=A-28041715-15144">a report from SNL Financial</a>, a Mexican company is in the process of securing permits for a $700 million export terminal. MEXPORT’s CEO Daniel Suarez told SNL there’s been interest from Powder River Basin coal producers, and if the company is able to raise sufficient capital, it could start exporting by 2017. The company's consultant didn't return calls for comment. Thu, 15 May 2014 00:16:30 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 58297 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New Coal Export Terminal Proposed In Mexico 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