Impacts of Energy Development in Wyoming, with a Case Study of Sweetwater County

/ Series: Energy and the West

This report studies the significance of fossil fuel development in Wyoming, with a case study of the energy-focused county of Sweetwater County.

This report studies the significance of fossil fuel development in Wyoming, with a case study of the energy-focused county of Sweetwater County, to ask what happens when an economy is focused on energy extraction, especially during a time of renewed volatility in energy prices.

See the four-page Digest for a summary of the full report.

The detailed socioeconomic profiles used in this study also are available for download.

Socioeconomic Profile of Sweetwater County

Socioeconomic Profile of Wyoming

Press Release, Mar. 27, 2009