Black Thunder Mine

CASPER —It’s been a good year for Wyoming coal.  The two major mining companies operating in the state — Arch Resources and Peabody Energy — both announced a second consecutive quarter of substantial profits.  Arch, which owns the Black Thunder Mine, reported net third-quarter income of $181...
CASPER — The dispute over pollution at the Jim Bridger Power Plant is complicating another set of air quality regulations.  Wyoming committed more than a decade ago to installing costly emissions controls at Bridger units 1 and 2. The controls were part of a plan the state developed to comply with...
First-of-its-kind approach to coal reclamation bonding in the works   By Joel Funk,   Wyoming lawmakers are considering a new option for coal mine reclamation bonding that could reduce risk for the state in the event of insolvency. Both environmental and industry advocates have...

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