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Coal Mine

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A bankrupt coal operator’s request to liquidate its assets has been denied by a federal judge in West Virginia. Blackjewel filed for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy in July 2019 and mostly halted operations. The company had sought to convert to Chapter 7, which would allow it to liquidate its assets. The…

A prominent organization announces its opposition to a proposed coal mine. The Powder River Basin Resource Council have taken a stand against the Brook Mine, a new mine to be opened by Ramaco Resources, a coal company primarily based in Pennsylvania and the Virginias that specifically mines metallurgical coal for use in steel production. They…

Ramaco Carbon has gotten its wish after years of review. The Sheridan-based tech company has received approval from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s Land Quality Division (WDEQ/LQD) District 3, to mine Brook Mine, its own private coal asset in a historic mining area near Sheridan. The proposed Brook Mine will be the resource element of the nation’s first…

The University of Wyoming study has found new ways to reclaim land torn up by strip-mining. The study by Associate Professor Kristina Hufford and graduate student Kurt Fleisher, in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, looked at former uranium and coal mine sites in central and southwest Wyoming using the traditional method of reclamation…


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