Wyoming – Wyoming politicians are trying to decide whether the state should get involved in regulating or even taxing wind development. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports that a task force is having problems making any decisions.
Wyoming – Wind Turbines and other ways to develop more energy get the headlines, but the Obama administration is pouring billions into energy efficiency programs. Amy Standen reports that the thinking is that it is easier to save energy then make it.
Laramie, WY – A cut to Medicare scheduled to take effect in October could have a big impact on Wyoming's end-of-life or hospice programs. That's the analysis of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Don Schumacher is the president of the organization. He says if the White House and Congress don't prevent the cut, rural hospice programs will be especially hard hit.
Laramie, WY – A new report says for the coal industry to thrive into the future, it has to build its workforce. The report from the National Commission on Energy Policy says the coal industry will need more than 64,000 new workers by the year 2030.