Behind the Headline: ‘Can Mark Gordon Save Coal (and Stop Climate Change)?’

Governor Mark Gordon has a plan to address climate change and it’s not what you might expect. This was the subject of one of reporter Andrew Graham’s latest stories for WyoFile. Graham opens the article by…

Governor Mark Gordon has a plan to address climate change and it’s not what you might expect. This was the subject of one of reporter Andrew Graham’s latest stories for WyoFile. Graham opens the article by narrating an interesting scene at an energy summit in Salt Lake City where Gordon, donned in cowboy boots, was in attendance. We reached Graham in Laramie to discuss his story.

Above: The newest coal-fired power plant in the nation is Basin Electric’s Dry Fork Station located in Gillette, Wyoming. Adjacent to the plant is the Integrated Test Center, where researchers will study uses for carbon emissions. (Andrew Graham/WyoFile)

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Robyn launched KHOL's news department. She has worked as a reporter and editor in Wyoming for the last decade and her work has aired on NPR stations throughout the West. When she's not sweating deadlines, Robyn sustains her nomadic heart by traveling the world with her notebook and camera in hand. Follow @TheNomadicHeart

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