Coal Mining

Wyoming Nets $2B On Federal Coal Sales Since ’92
The coal industry says the state of Wyoming has earned just over $2 billion on federal coal lease sales over the last 20 years. Marion Loomis, executive director of the Wyoming Mining Association, says Arch Coal’s successful $300 million bid in the Powder River Basin earlier this month pushed…
Wyoming Coal To China?
As demand for coal has eased in the U-S, it’s risen overseas – specifically, China. And plans are underway to ship coal to Asia from Wyoming and Montana, with construction recently approved for a new export terminal in Washington State. The Sierra Club and other groups are challenging …