Jim Bridger Power Plant

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...
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...
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...
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...
Report says transition for coal workers possible   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — As jobs in the coal industry dwindle, the central question persists: Where will its workers go? Recent developments like the nuclear reactor headed for one of Wyoming’s...
Wyoming towns eager to host nuclear plant   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Four Wyoming communities are in the running to play host to a new nuclear reactor coming to the state. The next-generation plant will replace an existing coal-fired plant, meaning...

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