Episode 3 - Extraction Without Representation
Our third episode covers fossil fuel production in the rural West and alternative revenue sources for states that currently rely on extraction royalties. We bring back Dr. Justin Farrell to discuss his home state of Wyoming and Dr. Rob Klee to cover executive options that Biden can use to speed up the clean energy transition.
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