Two months after abrupt mine closures, Wyoming remains in limbo. It’s time for state leaders to accept hard truths and move on, or be held accountable.
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.
Unlike miners, a $39 billion private equity firm escaped the PRB mine bankruptcy intact. How it did so holds lessons for Wyoming, experts say.
Elected officials serving in Cheyenne and D.C. react to the sudden closure of two Powder River Basin mines.