Other Publications

April 2017

A Living Legacy Wyoming's Fortification Creek Area

February 2017

Is Oil and Gas Drilling Coming To Your Neighborhood


April 2013

Gone for Good - Press Statement by Powder River Board Member Bob LeResche

Gone for Good Report-April 2013

January 2013

A Seven Point Plan to Protect Groundwater
Unconventional Oil & Gas Development Requires Wyoming State Action


December 2011

Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector

Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector, by Synapse Energy Economics for the Civil Society Instituteoutlines a realistic path for a cleaner and less expensive energy future. The report also finds that Westerners would likely see lower electricity costs by 2020 if the U.S. adopts a long-term strategy to replace coal-fire electricity with energy efficiency and renewable resources.

Download the report, Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector

Read Powder River's press release

Short Video on the Synapse Report

In the News

  • Million Member Coalition Forms Behind Renewable Energy Agenda

    • Thirty-six nonprofit groups with more than 1.1 million members have formed a coalition to advance a "serious renewable energy agenda" regardless of who occupies the White House or which party controls Congress after the November elections...(07/11/2012)

December 2010

  • Press Release:Report Highlights Needed Reforms to Wyoming Split Estate ActThe Powder River Basin Resource Council released a report today that highlights needed reforms to the five-year old Wyoming Split Estate Act.  The State of the Split Estate - A Landowner Perspective:  Five Years after Passage of the Wyoming Split Estate Statute is based on interviews with a dozen landowners and five attorneys who have used the Split Estate Act's provisions that take effect when a surface use agreement cannot be reached between a landowner and the oil and gas company with mineral rights under the owner's land. 

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