Sheridan Solar Tour planned for August 18th

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

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 […]

Reclaim Wyoming: Prioritize Coal Mine Reclamation

Wyoming’s coal mining legacy dates back to the arrival of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1897.1 The state is home to some of the largest coal mines on earth, including the top eight active U.S. mines. Combined, Wyoming mines account for 41% of coal production in the U.S., about the same as the next seven […]

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

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), […]

The Clean Power Plan Serves Public Health & Safety

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 […]

RENEWyoming campaign increases awareness of solar opportunities

February 14, 2018 Solar energy is gaining ground in Wyoming with both home and business owners generating their own electricity. Solar power installation has become increasingly affordable, and Wyomingites have taken full advantage of this opportunity to generate their own power. Over the last several months, Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) has collected […]

Powder River Breaks November December 2017

November – December 2017 Volume 45, Number 6 45th Annual Meeting Highlights Diversifying Wyoming Jobs & Revenue On the snowy evening of November 4th, around 100 of our members gathered in Sheridan for Powder River’s 45th Annual Meeting. After socializing and shopping at our silent and live auction, the crowd got down to business with a […]

45th Annual Meeting, November 4, 2017 Sheridan, Holiday Inn

October 26, 2017 Panel to Highlight Challenges & Opportunities for Wyoming’s Energy & Economic Future Powder River Basin Resource Council Hosts 45th Annual Meeting Nov. 4th in Sheridan On Saturday, November 4th, Powder River Basin Resource Council will host its 45th Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. This year’s theme, Reclaiming Wyoming & […]

Panel to Highlight Challenges & Opportunities for Wyoming’s Energy & Economic Future

October 26, 2017 For more info or to RSVP to the dinner: Powder River Basin Resource Council, 307-672-5809 Powder River Basin Resource Council Hosts 45th Annual Meeting Nov. 4th in Sheridan On Saturday, November 4th, Powder River Basin Resource Council will host its 45th Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. This year’s theme, […]