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The Department of Justice has filed criminal charges against the developer of the proposed Two Elk power plant in Campbell County. The project received almost $8 million in federal stimulus money for carbon capture research but the power plant was never built, and no research was ever conducted. Rone Tempest is a reporter for WyoFile, and he has been covering the saga of the Two Elk power plant for almost a decade. He joined Wyoming Public Radio’s Stephanie Joyce to talk about the latest...

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Wyoming Public Radio News reported earlier this month that the Two Elk Energy Park received its seventh permit-extension. The billion-dollar project was approved 16 years ago – intended to generate power from low-grade coal in the Powder River Basin – but it has never been built. The Two Elk project is a subsidiary of the Colorado-based North American Power Group, which cited the recession and legal challenges for the delays. This week, however, WyoFile published a special report revealing...

Listen to the Interview The Editor and Chief of the on-line publication WyoFile has been busying covering the D-K-R-W project since it was first proposed. Dustin Bleizeffer has also written about other clean coal projects and he says this one actually might come to fruition.