United States: American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act: A Needed Boost For Wyoming

Last Updated: October 6 2016
Article by Melissa J. Lyon

About this time last year, I wrote a little primer on a not very well-known but critically important hard rock mineral, trona – read the full post here.  You may remember that my home state of Wyoming has the world's largest deposit of trona and that after trona is processed, it is commonly known as "soda ash."

I have also been writing about the drastic impact the downturn in the energy industry has had on Wyoming. Not just the downturn in oil and gas but also the downturn in coal, has hit Wyoming hard – a state that has been historically heavily reliant on the energy industry for revenue.  Here are some of those prior posts to bring you up to speed:

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