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State, partners apply for over $1B for hydrogen economy

CASPER — Wyoming and three other states applied formally last week for more than $1 billion in federal funds for the creation of a regional clean hydrogen hub. 

The Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub partnership, which began a little more than a year ago, also includes Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, along with eight private companies. It’s projected to create more than 26,000 jobs — and considerable economic opportunity — if the U.S. Department of Energy signs off on the $1.25 billion proposal, according to a press release. 

“As an all-of-the-above energy state, Wyoming is poised t...