The plant would be the only one of its kind in the country if approved, and it needs exemption from the federal Safe Drinking Water Act -- the law that protects the quality of drinking water -- to go forward.
On Monday, UNFCCC Secretariat Christiana Figueres addressed the International Coal and Climate Summit, calling for a rapid transition of the coal industry to meet the challenge of a already-changing climate.
On Nov. 14, the Wyoming Environmental Quality Council will review Linc Energy’s application for a “state research and development” license to drill thousands of feet into Wyoming’s portion of the Powder River Basin.
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