Greenhouse Gas http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Industry Is Concerned About New EPA Standards http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/industry-concerned-about-new-epa-standards <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">New regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants are due out at the beginning of next month and industry is warning that they could have a devastating impact on the economy.</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;" /><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-heig Tue, 20 May 2014 17:18:24 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 58572 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Industry Is Concerned About New EPA Standards State to regulate greenhouse gases http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-regulate-greenhouse-gases <p>The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s permitting team will now have another pollutant to consider when writing permits: greenhouse gases.</p><p>The Environmental Protection Agency handed over its authority for greenhouse gas permitting to the state of Wyoming on December 23<sup>rd</sup>. D-E-Q’s Cole Anderson says his department will add pollutants like methane and carbon dioxide to the list of contaminants it reviews.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:49:51 +0000 Irina Zhorov 51961 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State to regulate greenhouse gases Methane emissions higher than previous estimates http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/methane-emissions-higher-previous-estimates <p>Government estimates of methane emissions from the Rocky Mountain region might be low.<br /><br />Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that’s produced by agriculture, natural gas drilling and coal mining, among other things. Knowing how much of it is being released is important because of its potential effects on climate.<br /> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 21:31:12 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 50603 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Methane emissions higher than previous estimates A conversation about greenhouse gas regulations is needed, says WY lawmaker http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/conversation-about-greenhouse-gas-regulations-needed-says-wy-lawmaker <p>At today’s energy law conference in Laramie, one Wyoming lawmaker urged the state to be proactive in the discussion about greenhouse gas regulations.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 23:44:26 +0000 Irina Zhorov 49863 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org A conversation about greenhouse gas regulations is needed, says WY lawmaker Environmental Groups Sue Federal Government Over Coal Leases http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/environmental-groups-sue-federal-government-over-coal-leases <p>The Sierra Club and Wild Earth Guardians are suing the federal government over planned coal leases in the Powder River Basin.</p><p>The BLM has approved the sale of four new coal leases in the area, which could produce up to two billion tons of coal. The Sierra Club&rsquo;s Connie Wilbert says her group worries about the greenhouse gas emissions that could result from the additional mining and subsequent use of the coal.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 23:13:43 +0000 Willow Belden 23600 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Environmental Groups Sue Federal Government Over Coal Leases