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Gillette, Wyoming: Industry and politics in coal country
Under a new administration, this extraction-industry town feels revitalized.
Imagining the future of coal in Gillette, Wyoming
As the energy market dwindles, some are finding new uses for coal.
Why two American billionaires are betting on renewable energy
Philip Anschutz and Warren Buffett, two of America’s richest moguls, see a greener future for the electric grid.
Wyoming's powerful coal industry is facing a downturn
Hundreds have been laid off.
Layoffs arrive in Wyoming's coal fields
Two large mines lay off 15 percent of workers, as the industry's troubles come to Wyoming
Wyoming debates refugee resettlement
There is stiff opposition to refugees in the only state without a resettlement program.
Affordable housing for teachers in short supply
Some cities are building lower-cost homes for educators and hospital workers.
Pine Beetle timber boom could soon bust
The beetle has eaten almost all the host trees, leaving less dead wood to harvest.
Wyoming tries to prepare for life beyond oil
Energy states have tried to diversify. Wyoming and Alaska remain highly reliant on oil revenue.
To build housing, or not, for oil boom workers
When an investment is good for transient energy workers, but not for a small town.