Blackjewel miners waiting to return to their old jobs lose health insurance and certainty; the bankrupt company cites delay in the sale of two mines to Contura Energy as reason for ending coverage.
Priorities for the new panel include securing unpaid taxes, enabling attorney general to assist counties in bankruptcy court and stopping companies from ditching their obligations to workers.
The future is uncertain for the more than 800 workers who run the Jim Bridger power plant and associated mines in southwest Wyoming. Are they the canaries of their industry?
The Bridger Underground Mine’s 2021 closure could end a unique and difficult way of making a living and powering the nation in southwest Wyoming.
Utility company PacifiCorp is in the midst of “repowering” older wind turbines with newer technology, including blades.