Trouble in the PRB

November 2010
High Country News;11/8/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 19, p5
The article focuses on the environmental issue surrounding the Power River Basin (PRB) in Wyoming particularly in the plan to develop a huge coal plant in the area. Cattlemen at the schoolhouse including Ed Swartz organized the Power River Basin Resource Council to act as a watchdog group. It presents the estimates of the Bureau of Land Management which indicate that the mines are responsible for 13.9 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S.


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