Sheridan Solar Tour planned for August 18th

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July 31, 2018  Sheridan Solar Tour planned for August 18th  Learn more about powering your home or business with solar power by taking the Sheridan Solar Tour. Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) is hosting this self-guided tour on Saturday, August 18th from 10 am – 4 pm. Attendees can purchase tickets in advance […]

Report Shows Coal Reclamation Benefits Taxpayers and Creates Jobs

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July 10, 2018 A new report has found that approximately 206 square miles of land from 14 Wyoming coal mines has been disturbed; however, only 2.4% of that land has been fully reclaimed. Today the Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) published a report “Reclaim Wyoming: Prioritize Coal Mine Reclamation” which tracked reclamation statistics […]

Government Watchdog Highlights Increasing Taxpayer Cost to Cleanup Orphaned Wells

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June 5, 2018 Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report that finds the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is not accurately accounting for orphaned onshore oil and gas wells, or the risk that taxpayers will have to shoulder the cleanup risks. The report, Bureau of Land Management Needs to Improve Its Data […]

Picnic on the Pathway incorporates solar education

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Get the whole family outside to enjoy Sheridan’s Parks & Pathways and learn more about how solar energy works at the annual Picnic on the Pathway, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm on June 13th at Washington Park on Coffeen Avenue. This yearly UNPLUG event encourages Sheridan residents to experience the benefits of pathways throughout the […]

Powder River Basin Resource Council Petitions Wyoming DEQ to End Self-Bonding and Protect Taxpayers and Adjacent Landowners

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May 1, 2018 This week the Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) filed a formal rulemaking petition with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s Land Quality Division to end the practice of self-bonding for coal mines. In order to better shield Wyoming taxpayers from having to fund mine clean-up in the event of a […]

Learn About the Future of Solar in Wyoming on May 16 in Laramie

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April 26, 2018 Learn about what’s happening with solar power in Wyoming at a community conversation sponsored by Powder River Basin Resource Council (Powder River) and Wyoming Outdoor Council (Outdoor Council).  “The Future of Solar in Wyoming” will be held Wednesday, May 16th from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the Altitude Chophouse (back room), […]

Powder River Awards Three at State Science Fair

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April 11, 2018 In an ongoing effort to promote the importance of studying Wyoming’s ecosystems and as well as the ecological impacts of development, Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) presented two sets of awards at the Wyoming State Science Fair in Laramie. Each recipient earned a free membership to the Resource Council and a […]

March for Science planned for April 14

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April 5, 2018 Powder River Basin Resource Council is organizing this year’s March for Science – Sheridan Satellite March at 10 am on Saturday, April 14. Participants will meet at the Kendrick Park Ice Cream Stand and then march through Sheridan’s parks to downtown and back. Marchers are encouraged to bring a sign, wear walking […]

Solar Q&A Session planned for April 17

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April 4, 2018 Learn more about powering your home or business with solar power. Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) is hosting a Solar Q&A Session on Tuesday, April 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Sheridan County Library, Inner Circle. The event will bring solar installers and home and business owners who […]

The Clean Power Plan Serves Public Health & Safety

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March 26, 2018 (Gillette, Wyo.) In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final version of the Clean Power Plan (Plan), a program to reduce harmful emissions and carbon pollution from power plants. Just about a year ago, President Trump signed an Executive Order directing the EPA to review the program. Shortly thereafter, EPA […]