Stephanie Joyce, Wyoming Public Media's Energy & Natural Resources Reporter, will moderate a discussion on Wyoming's raw commodity exports, primarily focused on coal and natural gas. Speakers with a diversity of perspectives will be invited to participate in the conversation.
Panelists include 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 (tentative).
The forum will take place in Gillette College's Large Lecture Hall at 6 pm.
Stephanie Joyce joined our reporting staff in the George B. Storer Foundation funded position of National Resources/Energy Reporter. Stephanie is an award-winning reporter from Alaska. Her reporting focuses on issues that impact Wyoming’s natural resources and energy extraction and use.
“Wyoming is at the vortex of natural resource protection and energy production and research. This is an exciting area to cover because it brings so many disparate interests together,” says Stephanie Joyce, WPM Natural Resources/Energy reporter.
More than 500 industry people gathered in Jackson this week for the 17th Annual Wyoming Oil and Gas Fair. Wyoming Public Radio’s energy and natural resources reporter, Stephanie Joyce was there, and she joins us now to talk about the event.
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