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By MEAD GRUVER
Associated Press 

Wyoming governor: 'economic storm' over; better days ahead

CHEYENNE (AP) — New signs of life in the fossil fuels extraction industries mean Wyoming has weathered an economic storm and better days lay ahead, Gov. Matt Mead said at an economic form Wednesday.

 

November 10, 2017



CHEYENNE (AP) — New signs of life in the fossil fuels extraction industries mean Wyoming has weathered an economic storm and better days lay ahead, Gov. Matt Mead said at an economic form Wednesday.

An economist was less optimistic Wyoming is making a full comeback after the latest downturns afflicting coal, oil and natural gas.

“At best we’re at a new normal. More likely we’re at a slow decline,” Rob Godby, director of the Energy Economics and Public Policies Center at the University of Wyoming, said when asked about the governor’s assessment.

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