Wyoming News Update

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SEATTLE — The Army Corps of Engineers has revived an environmental review of a controversial coal-export project in Washington a year after state environmental regulators denied the project a key permit. Washington Ecology Director Maia Bellon expressed concerns about the Corps' decision to restart work on the federal permitting process while some U.S. senators in the coal-producing states of Montana and Wyoming have urged the federal agency to push ahead with permitting the $680 million terminal along the Columbia River to export coal to Asia.

VAPE SHOP EMBEZZLEMENT — A 38-year-old man has been ordered to pay back more than $22,000 he took from a vape shop in Cody.

POWER PLANT LAWSUIT — Several current and former employees of a Wyoming power plant say they were unpaid for hours worked.

HIGHWAY WORK FATAL — A 26-year-old Cody man has died following an incident involving two haul trucks at a highway project in northwest Wyoming.


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