Wyoming Gov. Matt Meadplans to travel to Taiwan and South Korea Oct. 9-20 to seek buyers for his state’s natural resources and agricultural products. Mead will address theWorld Energy Congresstriennial meeting in South Korea. He also plans to meet with South Korean utility leaders, who reportedly plan to increase their imports of coal by 250% during the next 10 years. Mead said South Korean interests are also looking to import both uranium and natural gas from his state.
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Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead last Thursday urged the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to allow more time for comments on its proposed Regional Haze Plan, noting the federal agency only recently revised the proposal and that change would deny Wyoming’s plan to improve viewsheds in favor of a federal plan.
From oil sands to coal ports to liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines, Wyoming’s energy ties to Canada are strong and should get stronger, Gov. Matt Mead said Friday, previewing a week long (June 12-19) trip north of the border to expand trade relations that now account for $2 billion annually.
Energy development and conservation/environmental mitigation can work together and are doing so in Wyoming, the nation’s most resource-intense state, Gov. Matt Mead told a symposium in Cheyenne Monday. Resource development does not have to mean “ruin,” Mead said.
In addition to briefing state lawmakers Wednesday on the governor’s newly released energy policy, an adviser to Gov. Matt Mead offered a joint state legislative committee a glimpse at the governor’s proposed baseline water testing rule that would apply to oil and natural gas drillers.
Noting that he hopes to stir more activity among federal agencies, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Monday unveiled a broad state energy strategy with 47 separate initiatives that over time he hopes to narrow in focus. The initiatives, many of which have existed in draft form for more than a year, make up what Mead called “a living document” that will change over time.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead last week laid down the gauntlet to an edict by the U.S. Interior Department to withhold payment of mineral revenues to his state because of federal sequestration. Wyoming is faced with not receiving more than $53 million due over a five-month period through July.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead laid down the gauntlet Tuesday to a proposal by the U.S. Interior Department to withhold payment of mineral revenues to his state because of federal sequestration. Wyoming is faced with not receiving more than $53 million due this month through July.