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Wyoming town officials 'ecstatic' about landing nuke project

Nov. 21, 2021 10:15 AM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — With just four years left before its coal plant shutters, the southwestern Wyoming town of Kemmerer, population 2,750, has been bracing for a seemingly inevitable loss. Along with the neighboring coal mine, the Naughton Power Plant is one of the...

Workers brace for Wyoming underground coal mine closure

Oct. 31, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — With just a few weeks left before Wyoming’s last underground coal mine shutters, the employee transition is well underway. The long-anticipated closure of the Bridger Underground Coal Mine was originally expected to impact 94 mine workers,...