GILLETTE — In between the appetizers at Old Chicago, dinner at the Prime Rib Restaurant and Wine Cellar and tourism videos showing deer, elk and antelope grazing on the grasslands of the Powder River Basin, there was coal. Some 100 million tons of it.
State regulators say Arch Coal Inc. has submitted a revised application for a major coal mine near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
CASPER, Wyo. — Arch Coal posted a $97 million third-quarter loss on Tuesday, as the St. Louis mining firm sought to allay Wall Street concerns over the company’s debt levels.
CASPER, Wyo. — Coal’s blues continue.
Safety advocates call for increased fines, more inspectors as workplace safety deaths hit 5-year high
CASPER, Wyo. — The bell at the state Capitol tolled 35 times, once for every worker killed in 2012.
CASPER, Wyo. -- DKRW Advanced Fuels' proposed $2 billion coal gasification plant near Medicine Bow lost $62 million during the last seven years, financial filings show with federal regulators show, prompting the Houston firm’s financial partner to write off its remaining investment in the ve…
Developers said Wednesday they are politically outmatched in their battle to build two coal ports in Washington state, and they’re begging for help from Montana industry.
As a hunter and a person who cares about private property rights, I am concerned about what is happening in southeastern Montana right now. Landowners, many who allow public hunting access through Montana's Block Management Program, are being threatened with seizure of their property by the …
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Arch Coal executives say coal prices will determine when the company's idled equipment in the Powder River Basin is brought back into production.
CASPER, Wyo. — One miner is dead and another injured after an early Friday morning incident at Arch Coal's Black Thunder coal mine in Wyoming, officials say.
Undervalued coal sales have cost the U.S. an estimated $62 million in potential lost revenues in recent years, according to a Tuesday report from federal investigators who recommended broad changes to the government's coal leasing program to stem further losses.
A Colorado company last week added its name to a growing list of companies building crude-oil rail loading facilities in Wyoming, but company officials say their project has a leg up on the rest.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Three protesters were arrested Monday by Gillette Police at a meeting of Peabody Energy shareholders at Gillette College on Monday, according to an activist group affiliated with the protesters.
WRIGHT, Wyo. — About 20 coal miners from all over the country descended upon a small coal town in northeast Wyoming on Thursday.
Montana environmental regulators want more information on a proposed Otter Creek coal mine after finding deficiencies in an application for the project.
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.
SEATTLE — Several conservation groups on Tuesday announced plans to sue Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway and several top U.S. coal producers, claiming they spill coal into Washington state waterways in violation of federal law.
An environmental research group says an Australian company seeking to ramp up U.S. coal shipments to Asia has financial problems that could hobble its export ambitions.
Opponents of a railroad that would open Montana's coal fields to new mining have asked federal officials to halt their review of the proposal, alleging that it would be much larger than disclosed with impacts stretching to the West Coast.
Wyoming mines produced about 9 percent less coal in 2012, according to preliminary numbers released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.