Stephanie Joyce, Wyoming Public Media's Energy & Natural Resources Reporter, moderated a discussion on Wyoming's raw commodity exports, primarily focused on coal and natural gas. Speakers with a diversity of perspectives were invited to participate in the conversation.
The Energy Export Forum will air on Wyoming Public Radio's Open Spaces Friday, Aug. 15 at 3 pm.
Panelists included Dr. Roger Coupal, UW Professor of Agricultural & Applied Economics, Shawn Reese, CEO of the Wyoming Business Council, and Wyoming Representative Thomas Lubnau, House District H31.
The discussion was preceded by a screening of the documentary film, COAL. The forum took place in Gillette College's Large Lecture Hall at 6 pm.
The discussion continued on Friday, August 1, during a tour of the Eagle Butte Coal Mine from 11 am - 1 pm.