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CASPER, Wyo. — An associate dean in the University of Wyoming College of Education responded to recent critiques of her college by saying she would love to talk with anyone about the program and its students.
A major new coal mine proposed for southeastern Montana has fallen more than two years behind its original permitting schedule.
Alpha Natural Resources' plan to eliminate 230 jobs across the coal-mining company may affect its Wyoming mines, a company representative said Friday.
Montana U.S. Rep. Steve Daines said Friday that lawsuits from environmentalists and other barriers are dampening development of the state's natural resources and need to be curtailed.
Lawmakers asked the U.S. Department of Interior on Friday to review whether companies are shortchanging federal and state governments out of millions of dollars in royalties on coal exported to foreign markets.
CASPER, Wyo. — Former Gov. Dave Freduenthal spends his days practicing law in Cheyenne, teaching at the University of Wyoming Law School in Laramie, sitting on the board of St. Louis-based Arch Coal Inc., and visiting his four adult children who are scattered across the country.
FORSYTH — The third of 10 public hearings to be held in Eastern Montana on a proposed coal railroad that would run from the Ashland area to Miles City brought in a handful of differing opinions about the impact it would have on the area.
The Montana Supreme Court says a board chaired by Gov. Brian Schweitzer did not violate the state Constitution when it leased 587 million tons of coal without an environmental review.
A long-stalled coal railroad in southeastern Montana could get an easement through the state's Miles City fish hatchery in exchange for a $2 million payment into a conservation fund and a $25 million insurance policy, under the terms of a tentative deal disclosed Wednesday.
HELENA — Arch Coal Inc. has applied for a strip mining permit to develop the Otter Creek Coal Mine.
HELENA — Protesters opposed to coal development in Montana occupied the state Capitol Monday, planning a week-long event that aims to convince elected officials to block future development leases.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- While environmental opposition mounts against planned West Coast coal export terminals, an industry executive said Thursday if the U.S. doesn't get coal to Asian customers, somebody else will.
Oil may have been king at this Montana Energy 2012 conference, but Patrick Barkey, director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana in Missoula, focused on the state's coal future.
The U.S. Attorney's Office is attempting to collect money from two Montana companies to pay off some of the nearly $5.6 million in debts owed by Patrick Davison, a former Billings investment adviser convicted of running a massive Ponzi scheme.
Forrest Mars, billionaire former chief executive of Mars Inc., has purchased about one-third of a controversial planned coal railroad that would run through his Montana property.
CASPER, Wyo. — Blocked by a landowner, the Bureau of Land Management denied a request to lease 63.3 million tons of coal, delivering a blow to the expansion of a mine in the Powder River Basin.
LONGVIEW, Wash. — A West Coast facility slated to export Powder River Basin coal is under new scrutiny following allegations that the port's owners may have misled officials about the future size of the facility.
CASPER, Wyo. — America's No. 2 coal-producer, Arch Coal Inc., announced last week that it paid $25 million to acquire 38 percent interest in Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC, one of dozens of companies scrambling to boost coal export capacity from the West Coast to customers in Asia.
CASPER — Wyoming’s mineral industries are lobbying for the right to hire their own contractors to speed up permitting normally performed by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
HELENA — Coal-mining giant Arch Coal Inc. on Tuesday offered to pay nearly $86 million for the right to develop state-owned coal in southeastern Montana’s Otter Creek Valley, setting up a vote this week on whether the bid will be accepted.