Since 1973, Powder River Basin Resource Council has worked to protect Wyoming's quality of life and agriculture heritage.
Powder River Basin Resource Council is committed to empowerment of people through community organizing. More than ever, it is crucial that Wyoming’s voice for responsible development, Powder River Basin Resource Council, be a part of the debate that will determine Wyoming’s future.
Learn more about the ways you can help us protect Wyoming’s quality of life!
Waging Effective Campaigns
Powder River Basin Resource Council has been protecting Wyoming’s quality of life and agricultural heritage through effective campaigns in our main focus areas since 1973.
We organize landowners and citizens to pass and implement landmark policies at the state and federal level to address and prevent impacts from oil and gas development on our land, water, air, wildlife, property, and health and safety.
We are the only Wyoming-based group that works to protect our land, water, and way of life from the impacts of the largest coal strip mines in the nation. We also work to improve Wyoming’s air quality by reducing air pollution at coal-fired power plants.
Since our founding, we have been committed to preserving and enhancing our agricultural heritage and supporting our family farmers and ranchers, strengthening our rural communities, and building Wyoming’s local foods economy.
Renewable energy creates jobs and stimulates the economy while decreasing harmful pollution. Wyoming has an opportunity to join many other states and nations in embracing the benefits that renewable energy can provide.
RESOURCES FOR YOU
Powder River’s 2022 Annual Report
To read the full report, please download the PDF .... READ MORE
The Benefits & Costs of Net Metering Solar Distributed Generation in Wyoming
The Benefits and Costs of Net Metering Solar Distributed Generation in Wyoming June 13, 2022 Report authors: R.... READ MORE
Powder River’s 2021 Annual Report
This is Powder River Basin Resource Council's 2021 Annual Report. To read the full report, please download the... READ MORE
Powder River Breaks Newsletters
Our newsletter covers a wide range of articles
of interest to Wyomingites. Read them here!
Landowner Guidelines for Negotiating a Mineral Lease or Surface Use Agreement
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide helpful tips to landowners who are negotiating mineral leases or surface... READ MORE
Information about Oil and Gas Leasing For Surface Owners Who Also Own Their Minerals
INTRODUCTION This article is written by an attorney who has written a book to educate low income surface owners... READ MORE
An Ohio Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing
Getting Started This guide is a source of information for you: a landowner in Ohio who is considering... READ MORE
Powder River Welcomes EPA’s Methane Rule
On Saturday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule to sharply reduce methane emissions from... READ MORE
Powder River to Celebrate 51st Annual Meeting
On Saturday, Nov. 4, Powder River Basin Resource Council will host its 51st Annual Meeting at the Best Western in... READ MORE
Federal court ruling favors Wyoming coal plants, threatening communities and parks
This week the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with polluters in a case that would have reduced air pollution in... READ MORE
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