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CASPER — The dispute over pollution at the Jim Bridger Power Plant is complicating another set of air quality regulations.  Wyoming committed more than a decade ago to installing costly emissions controls at Bridger units 1 and 2. The controls were part of a plan the state developed to comply with...
Stakeholders hint at deal to avoid Jim Bridger plant shutdown   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Stakeholders are working behind the scenes to strike a compromise that avoids a federal shutdown of two coal-burning units at the Jim Bridger power plant, according to parties involved.  Hundreds of...
Federal, state officials spar over Bridger   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — On unit 2 of the Jim Bridger power plant, Wyoming isn’t taking no for an answer.  State leaders and operating utility Rocky Mountain Power have doubled down on their commitment to...
EPA rejects state plan for power plant future   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A decision is in for unit 2 of the Jim Bridger Power Plant. And it’s not the news the state was hoping for. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Tuesday...
PacifiCorp continues to run coal unit with federal approval in limbo   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   PacifiCorp continues to operate unit 2 at the Jim Bridger coal-fired power plant despite running afoul of a federal regional haze permit — an infraction some believed would force a Jan. 1...
Gordon signs order to keep power plant open   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Time’s up for unit 2 of the Jim Bridger Power Plant. After state and federal officials failed to establish updated pollution control standards for the unit ahead of its Dec. 31...
State gets $63M for water projects   CASPER (WNE) — Wyoming will receive $63 million next year to support drinking water and wastewater projects as part of the more than $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Thursday.  In total, the...
Showdown over regional haze could shut down coal unit   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   PacifiCorp could be forced to shut down one of four coal-burning units at the Jim Bridger power plant at year’s end unless it is granted more time to comply with federal haze standards, according to...
Power plant at risk of premature retirement   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Unit 2 of the Jim Bridger Power Plant is six weeks from violating federal air quality regulations, putting the plant at risk of premature retirement, Gov. Mark Gordon revealed...
Feds seek tighter methane rules   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — After an Obama-era methane rule was repealed by the Trump administration, reinstated in court and then struck down for good last October, the federal government is once again tightening...

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