Green River Star -

By David Martin

County denies mine request


The Wyoming Mining Association sought authority to approve or deny a solar farm project in Sweetwater County and was denied, according to Sweetwater County Commissioner John Kolb.

Kolb, speaking to other commissioners Tuesday, said he had a meeting with a representative of the WMA and was asked if the county would consider giving authority to WMA members regarding projects that could involve land leased for mining activity.

The mining association is a statewide trade organization representing 37 mining companies and more than 300 other members, including two railroads and an electricity c...

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