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Gordon Fuming Over Results of Coal Study

Governor Mark Gordon isn’t happy with the results of a recent coal study, which has a regional utility company considering early-retirement for coal-fired power plants in southeast Wyoming. The study was carried out by PacifiCorp,...
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NTEC Takes Possession of Cloud Peak Assets, Spring Creek Hampered by DEQ

  Cloud Peak Energy filed a revised plan and disclosure statement yesterday in federal bankruptcy court in Delaware, allowing Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) to take possession of Antelope and Cordero Rojo mines in Wyoming...
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Gov. Proclaims a Special Session; Public, Press Cannot Attend

The Wyoming State Capitol at night. Lawmakers will convene a special session on May 15. Lawmakers will gather both online and in person but the Capitol will be closed to public and the press....
President Trump & Vice President Pence in Hershey, Pennsylvania on on December 15, 2016, as part of the “Thank You Tour” (H/t Michael Vadon/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Trump Stopped Talking About ‘Beautiful’ Coal

By James Marshall, E&E Daily, E&E News Donald Trump took the stage at a 2016 campaign stop in West Virginia to thunderous applause at the Charleston Civic Center, where audience members raised “TRUMP DIGS COAL” signs...
Haul trucks sit idle at Eagle Butte Mine July 1, 2019, after employees were escorted from the property and the gates locked.

Court to Consider Contura Stalking Horse Purchaser

At a hearing scheduled for 12:30 this afternoon, in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Judge Frank W. Volk will preside over a Sale Procedures and Joint Administration Motion. In the...
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Energy Update for Dec. 4

Spot Price: PRB Coal Week Ending 11/27/2020 $11.65 / Short Ton Week Ending 11/20/2020 $11.60 / Short Ton (Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration) Wyoming Coal Production Week Ending 11/28/2020 4,431 Thousand Short Tons Week Ending 11/30/2019 4,906 Thousand Short Tons Year to Date (2020): 199,074 Thousand...
Coal production is expected to increase next year after a coronavirus slump, according to the Department of Energy. (Dylan Brown/E&E News)

Report: Coal Production to Spike 19% Next Year

By Miranda Willson, Energywire, E&E News Coal-fired power generation and production are expected to rebound next year after having fallen sharply in 2020 due to COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said...
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Energy Update for Sept. 18

Here's your Campbell County energy update for Sept. 18. Spot Price: PRB Coal Week Ending 9/11/2020 $11.70 / Short Ton Week Ending 9/4/2020 $11.70 / Short Ton (Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration) Wyoming Coal Production Week Ending 9/12/2020 4,297 Thousand Short Tons Week Ending...

One Fatality In Explosion North Of Gillette

An explosion north of Gillette at an oil processing facility yesterday resulted in a single fatality. Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny said Beau Damori, 36, from Gillette, was killed in the incident. Shortly before 2 p.m.,...
A coal seam at the North Antelope Rochelle mine in Campbell County, Wyo. is pictured. (H/t BLM Wyoming/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Interior Finalizes Rule Easing Off Coal Oversight

By James Marshall, E&E News PM, E&E News The Interior Department finalized a rule today that could curb oversight of state coal mine regulators. Ten-day notices are a key enforcement tool the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation...