Wyoming Mining Association’s Travis Deti Addresses Interim Joint Minerals Committee On Coal

Written by on September 3, 2019

At a recent meeting of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Interim Minerals Committee in Casper this past Friday, Legislators heard from a variety of experts on the state of the coal industry in Wyoming, and in particular, the Powder River Basin. Travis (Dee – Tye) Deti, Executive Director for the Wyoming Mining Association told the committee the environment for coal is changing rapidly…

The production of Powder River Basin coal dropped 25 percent from 2012 to 2018. And the current projections see anywhere from a 9 percent drop to a 36 percent drop in production by 2028. Deti told the committee efforts are underway to find new technologies for coal…

The minerals committee next meets at the University Of Wyoming at Casper College November 4th and 5th.


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