Bankruptcy court filing describes years-long process of bleeding the distressed coal company into insolvency.
Former CEO Jeffery Hoops asked a bankruptcy court for $16,500 for a private flight, $212,800 for rent owed by him to him and many larger sums.
WyoFile explores the shaky fate of coal in Wyoming through an in-depth visit to the Jim Bridger coal plant and mines.
Coal companies are maneuvering in bankruptcy courts not to pay taxes, and state officials’ pattern of failing to help Campbell County collect makes it easy.
A year before coal giant Blackjewel filed for bankruptcy, a Gillette couple says the company’s failure to pay its bills wrecked their cleaning business.