wyoming coal mines

Rockman's Coal Page

Appalachian mines produce primarily bituminous coal from both surface and underground mines.Appalachian coal tends to be high in energy content and low in sulphur.; Illinois Basin mines also produce primarily bituminous coal but are generally underground operations, yielding coal that is high in energy content but also high in sulfur.

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trib.com

The Casper Star-Tribune is Wyoming's premiere source for news and information.

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Mining - PacifiCorp

PacifiCorp has interests in coal mines that support its coal-fueled generating facilities. In Wyoming, PacifiCorp has two-thirds interest in the Jim Bridger Mine.

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Alpha Natural Resources

Alpha affiliates produce both steam and metallurgical coal, for both power generation and the production of steel. Steam coal is primarily purchased by large utilities and industrial customers as fuel for electricity generation and manufacturing, and metallurgical coal is used primarily to make coke, a key component in the steel making process.

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Black Thunder Coal Mine - Wikipedia

The Black Thunder Coal Mine is a surface coal mine in the U.S. state of Wyoming, located in the Powder River Basin which contains one of the largest deposits of coal in the world.

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Wyoming Network News | Wyonet's news site

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Coal Camps II--Wyoming Tales and Trails

Sheridan Area C. oal C amp P hotos. Continued from preceeding page. From Wyoming Tales and Trails. This page: Carneyville and Acme.

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Office of Surface Mining - Featured News and Stories

The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer.

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Wyoming News | trib.com

Apr 09, 2018 · Casper, WY (82601) Today. Cloudy. Tonight. Cloudy skies. Windy this evening. Low 43F. SW winds at 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph.

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Arch Coal, Inc. | About Us: Our Mines

Arch Coal (ACI) is the second largest U.S. coal producer. Through our national network of mines, we contribute 16% of America's annual coal supply. We strive to operate the world's safest and most responsible low-sulfur, clean coal mines.

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moratorium on new coal leases - The Washington Post

An aerial view of the Black Thunder coal mine, one of the largest coal mines in the world, June 13, 2014. Much of the coal is federally owned and environmentalists question the US governments decision to sell the coal at a time of concern for climate change.

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Coal mines in Centralia, Pennsylvania have been burning since ...

Centralia, Pennsylvania sits atop a few of the biggest coal deposits in the world. This was fortuitous for the sleepy town at the time because coal was — and still is — one of the main sources of energy and electricity, having fueled the Industrial Revolution. In the 1800s, miners in Centralia ...

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The Carpathian Connection - Pennsylvania

A Review of St. Michael's First 100 Years: In 1881, six men accepted the invitation of Mr. Eckley B. Coxe, a coal operator, to come to Pennsylvania to work in the anthracite "hard coal" mines. These men were Slovaks-the firs

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Biggest coal mines in the United States - MINING.com

Wyoming won't lose its spot as the US' coal capital any time soon: The sparsely populated state continues to host almost every major coal mine in the country, making it the largest American coal producer by far.

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Learn About Wyoming Coal Mining.

Wyoming, the nation's leading coal producer since 1986, provides about 40% of America's coal through the top 10 producing mines located in the Powder River Basin.

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APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS - CoalCampusa

Culture and images from Appalachia's coalfields. A Scrapbook of Appalachian Coal Towns. Online since 2001. as seen in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Rock Springs Coal Mines -- Wyoming Tales and Trails

Rock Springs Photos. Continued from preceeding page. From Wyoming Tales and Trails. This page: Rock Springs Mines.

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History of coal mining - Wikipedia

Early coal extraction was small-scale, the coal lying either on the surface, or very close to it. Typical methods for extraction included drift mining and bell pits.As well as drift mines, small scale shaft mining was used.

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Interior Provides More Than $300 Million in Conservation ...

Interior Provides More Than $300 Million in Conservation Funding for States & Tribes to Reclaim & Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines

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Arch Coal, Inc. | About Us: Our Mines

Our Mines Mining Complexes Arch Coal is a leading producer of metallurgical coal in Appalachia and the second largest producer of thermal coal in the Powder River Basin with strategic positions in other key supply basins.

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Annual Coal Report - Energy Information Administration

Data Tables: Formats: Production ; Table 1. Coal Production and Number of Mines by State and Mine Type: Table 2. Coal Production and Number of Mines by State, County, and Mine Type

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Appalachia comes up small in era of giant coal mines ...

Appalachia comes up small in era of giant coal mines As the coal industry is squeezed, the most productive mines employ huge machines and relatively few people.

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Coal Mine Safety and Health | Mine Safety and Health ...

Coal Mine Safety and Health enforces the Mine Act at all coal mines in the United States. Enforcement activities include:

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Coal Power Impacts | Union of Concerned Scientists

All About Coal. Coal's impacts include air and water pollution, worker deaths, and climate change.

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