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Western Conservation Group Sues Trump Administration Over Secretive Coal Council

Today, on behalf of the Western Organization of Resource Councils...
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Healthy Soils Webinar to be held Oct. 29

Learn how healthy soil leads to more productive fields, rangeland,...
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New Bill Tackles Unemployment & Abandoned Wells

WASHINGTON, D.C. – These days, skilled workers sit unemployed, while...
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Wyoming Solar Projects to be Featured in National Solar Tour

The 25th Annual National Solar Tour kicks off its virtual...
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Experts to Discuss Oil & Gas Air Pollution and Public Health at CALC Annual Meeting

The impact of oil and gas air pollution on public...
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Conservation groups: Federal Powder River Basin coal plan violates court order

BLM Plans Govern Coal Mining of 50,000 Acres, 6 Billion...
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Powder River Statement on Wyoming’s Failed Occidental Petroleum Land Bid

Powder River Basin Resource Council says Wyoming has been saved...
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Remaining coal mine reclamation could create hundreds of jobs for rural Wyoming

The collapse of the coal industry is devastating small communities...
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Reclaiming & Growing Wyoming’s Future webinar series concludes July 21

On Tuesday, July 21 Powder River Basin Resource Council will...
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Powder River Basin Resource Council Statement on Brook Mine Permit

“The fact that the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality placed...
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Reclaiming & Growing Wyoming’s Future webinar series continues July 7

On Tuesday, July 7 Powder River Basin Resource Council will...
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Reclaiming & Growing Wyoming’s Future webinar series continues June 25

On Thursday, June 25 Powder River Basin Resource Council will...
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Reclaiming & Growing Wyoming’s Future webinar series starts June 17

On Wednesday, June 17 Powder River Basin Resource Council will...
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Powder River Basin Resource Council Objects to Proposed Ramaco Coal Mine

Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) and many Sheridan...
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Bankruptcies and Inadequate Bonds Threaten Taxpayers, Landowners with Orphan Oil and Gas Wells

In the midst of historically low oil prices and plummeting...
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Corporate bailout proposed by coal lobbyists would mean shortfalls in revenue for states

The National Mining Association’s use of the COVID-19 crisis to...
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Report Shows Wyoming Has Wasted Time & Money on Failed Coal Projects

Today the Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) released...
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Update – Postponed! Local Foods Marketing Workshop now planned for May 28 in Sheridan

(This was originally scheduled for March 19 and has been...
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Westerners Travel to Denver to Speak in Opposition to Fundamental Changes to NEPA

Denver, CO – Community leaders from across the Western U.S....
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States face massive coal mine cleanup as closures loom, says new report

More than 234 square miles remain unreclaimed in the West...
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2019 Ad Valorem Mineral Tax Delinquency Update

Powder River Basin Resource Council has been tracking ad valorem...
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Powder River & WORC Statement in Response to Cloud Peak’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Plan

Today in a Delaware bankruptcy court, a federal judge approved...
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Powder River Statement on Decision Overturning EQC Decision

“We are disappointed in this decision, and are reviewing our...
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Wyoming’s Economic Future is Topic of Powder River Annual Meeting

47th Annual Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 2nd in Sheridan On...
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Sheridan County Wyoming Public Lands Day Celebration on Sept 28th

Local Conservation Groups Host Event at Welch Ranch Conservation groups...
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Powder River Files Complaint Alleging Contura Mine Violations

August 28, 2019 This week Powder River Basin Resource Council...
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Court Rules in Favor of Powder River Basin Resource Council; Requires DEQ Release of Appraisal

August 22, 2019             In a precedent-setting Public Records Act...
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Conservation Groups Seek to Join Wyoming Suit Over Coal, Oil, Gas Revenue

July 26, 2019 The groups’ motion to intervene can be...
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Powder River Statement on Contura Bid for Blackjewel Mines

July 25, 2019 “On one hand we are relieved that...
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Letter to OSMRE Regarding Blackjewel Bankruptcy

July 15, 2019 Dear Acting Director Owens, On behalf of...
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Powder River Statement on Contura-Blackjewel Permit Transfer Hearing

July 10, 2019 “In light of Blackjewel’s bankruptcy and how...
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An Open Editorial to Honorable Governor Gordon

July 3, 2019 The time has come for Wyoming to...
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Powder River Statement on Blackjewel Bankruptcy

July 1, 2019 “Blackjewel’s bankruptcy filing is hardly a surprise....
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County, State Pushed to Act on Unpaid Production Taxes (Reprint)

June 11, 2019 This article by Greg Johnson appeared in...
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Western Landowners Groups Call for Comprehensive Review of the Federal Coal Program

June 10, 2019 (Sheridan, WY) Powder River Basin Resource Council,...
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Health Risks from Oil & Gas Air Pollutants Webinar Scheduled for June 20th

June 6, 2019 Anyone concerned about how living near oil...
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Speakers to focus on better regulation of oil & gas development

May 24, 2019 Better regulation and accountability of oil and...
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Environmental Quality Council Raises Concerns Over Blackjewel Coal Mine Permit Approval

May 17, 2019 After a two-day hearing over Powder River...
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Powder River Statement on Cloud Peak Bankruptcy

May 10, 2019 “In light of Cloud Peak’s bankruptcy filing,...
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Casper Solar Q&A Session planned for May 20

Want to learn more about powering your home or business...
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Conservation Groups Question Cloud Peak Energy Mine Cleanup Bonds

April 8, 2019 Billings, Mont. --  Conservation groups sent a...
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Spring Solar Celebration planned for April 17 in Casper

April 2, 2019 The cost of installing solar power has...
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Powder River Statement on New Coal Self-Bonding Rules

February 19, 2019 “Today is a proud moment for Wyoming:...
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Powder River Releases Video Series on Oil & Gas Development Impacts

February 18, 2019 (Sheridan, WY) The Powder River Basin Resource...
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Powder River Files Complaint against DEQ for Public Records Act Violation

February 7, 2019 This week, Powder River Basin Resource Council...
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Let’s bury “crimes against critical infrastructure” once for all

(Published in the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle on January 17, 2019.) Last...
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Powder River Objects to Blackjewel Coal Permits

November 29, 2018  (Sheridan, WY) Today, Powder River Basin Resource...
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Conservation Photographer to Keynote Powder River Annual Meeting

October 18, 2018 On Saturday, Nov. 3rd, Powder River Basin...
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Scientists to present on Pavillion area oil & gas contamination

October 8, 2018 Three independent scientists who have investigated the...
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Updated Tax Report Shows Mineral Tax Delinquency Growing

(Sheridan, WY) An updated report shows that mineral extraction companies...
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Wild & Scenic Film Festivals Scheduled in Cheyenne and Laramie

September 4th, 2018 Get ready for an inspiring evening with...
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13th Annual Harvest Celebration & Potluck Scheduled for Sept. 8th in Big Horn

August 23, 2018 Everyone is invited to celebrate local foods...
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Sheridan Solar Tour planned for August 18th

July 31, 2018  Sheridan Solar Tour planned for August 18th...
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Report Shows Coal Reclamation Benefits Taxpayers and Creates Jobs

July 10, 2018 A new report has found that approximately...
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Government Watchdog Highlights Increasing Taxpayer Cost to Cleanup Orphaned Wells

June 5, 2018 Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released...
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Picnic on the Pathway incorporates solar education

Get the whole family outside to enjoy Sheridan’s Parks &...
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Learn About the Future of Solar in Wyoming on May 16 in Laramie

April 26, 2018 Learn about what’s happening with solar power...
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Powder River Awards Three at State Science Fair

April 11, 2018 In an ongoing effort to promote the...
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March for Science planned for April 14

April 5, 2018 Powder River Basin Resource Council is organizing...
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Solar Q&A Session planned for April 17

April 4, 2018 Learn more about powering your home or...
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The Clean Power Plan Serves Public Health & Safety

March 26, 2018 (Gillette, Wyo.) In 2015, the Environmental Protection...
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Spring Solar Celebration planned for March 20

March 6, 2018 The cost of installing residential solar power...
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Powder River Basin Resource Council Statement on Ramaco Rezone in Tongue River Valley

Today the Sheridan County Commission voted 3 – 2 to...
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EOG withdraws permit for injection well in Laramie County

February 27, 2018 Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council)...
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RENEWyoming campaign increases awareness of solar opportunities

February 14, 2018 Solar energy is gaining ground in Wyoming...
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Bob LeResche: Contura Sale Underscores Need to End Self-Bonding

January 2018 The following op-ed ran in the Casper Star-Tribune,...
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Report unveils plan to protect Wyoming groundwater during oil & gas development

January 14, 2013 The Powder River Basin Resource Council (“Resource...
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New report offers solutions to delinquent mineral taxes

January 11, 2018 In the face of a statewide budget...
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Gabe Brown to speak on soil health and regenerating landscapes in Sheridan

October 17, 2017 Gabe Brown will speak on soil health,...
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Say “no” to EOG Resources application for injection well in Laramie County

This editorial appeared in the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle.  Water. Potable drinking...
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Powder River Basin Resource Council Statement on EPA’s Decision to Repeal the Clean Power Plan

October 15, 2017 “We are disappointed that EPA chose to...
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45th Annual Meeting, November 4, 2017 Sheridan, Holiday Inn

October 26, 2017 Panel to Highlight Challenges & Opportunities for...
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Mark Squillace: Taxpayers deserve a fair return from our public coal resources

This week in Washington, D.C., the Department of the Interior...
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The Federal Oil and Gas Program Must Be Reformed

Today Powder River Basin Resource Council joined with other stakeholders...
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PRBRC and Landowner Statements on EQC Decision to reject the Ramaco Brook Coal Mine Permit

Today, Tongue River landowners and the Powder River Basin Resource...
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