excerpted from Mountain Meltdown
Recorded on October 2013

Facing Challenges in Energy Producing States

Description 

Wyoming is the largest coal producing state in the U.S., making up 30% of the state's GDP.  Because Wyoming is also home to Yellowstone National Park, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, and other environmental tourist attractions, the state often faces conflicts between energy and environment.  Jerry Blann, President of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort discusses the challenges that Wyoming faces, and how Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is facing those challenges.

Speakers at this Event

Author, Deep: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow

Professor, Geosciences and Hydroclimatology, Oregon State University

Founder and CEO, Protect Our Winters

President and CEO, Whistler Blackcomb

President and CEO, Aspen/Snowmass

President, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort