The company, which operates two Powder River Basin mines, says exiting the thermal coal business is “the right business solution in the event we are unable to find an appropriate buyer.”
WyoFile’s weekly review tracks cases and connects the throughlines of COVID-19-related developments.
Unemployment numbers improved and schools released reopening plans this week in Wyoming as COVID-19 metrics continued their upward trends. The state reported its 25th death, and the virus was detected in the Wyoming State Penitentiary.
Coal communities in Wyoming and Appalachia are vital revenue engines for their rural regions, and they both face major downturns with little time to adjust. A new project investigates what the regions can learn from one another.
Your daily dose of the numbers and other developments regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Wyoming.