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Peabody Energy May File For Bankruptcy

PEABODYPeabody Energy may have to consider Chapter 11 bankruptcy according to a statement released by the company earlier this week. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy allows a company to restructure its debt while remaining in control of their business operations. Peabody is the largest coal producer in the United States, and is the owner of the Twentymile mine in NW Continue reading

ColoWyo Assessment Complete

coloyowThe Interior Department’s Environmental Assessment of the South Taylor Pit of ColoWyo Mine is done, and reportedly shows that the mine’s operations do NOT create a significant environmental impact. That would be a blow to Continue reading

Wild Earth Guardians Attempting to Block Expansion of Deserado Mine

wildearthThe Wild Earth Guardians have filed a lawsuit hoping to halt the expansion of the Deserado Coal Mine in Rio Blanco County.  The Wild Earth Guardians are pushing the EPA to set a precedent by requiring the Bonanza Power Plant, owned by Deseret Power, to upgrade the plant with the latest clean air technology.  The cost would be Continue reading

Tax Extenders Bill Blocked in Procedural Vote

US_CapitolThere are enough Senators in Washington that have concerns about the tax extenders bill to block the measure.  A procedural vote was used yesterday to block the bill, which includes a two-year extension of the Continue reading