Powder River Basin

Volunteers Needed for Midwinter Eagle Survey
An eagle count in the Powder River Basin takes place in January. The count looks for golden and bald eagles, many of whom are only winter residents who’ve flown in from colder climates to the north. Charlotte Darling, is a range land specialist with the Bureau of Land management . She says la…
Powder River Basin Coal Companies Cut Back
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Some coal companies operating in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin are cutting back on overtime and the use of temporary contract workers because of reduced demand. Peabody Energy Corp. has two mines in Campbell County. The Associated Press reports that it let some con…
Coal From Powder River Basin Headed Overseas
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A recently signed deal and another in negotiation will allow some Powder River Basin coal to be shipped to overseas customers through the Gulf Coast and possibly East Coast ports. The Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/zP4eHe