Rather than trading in false hope and unkeepable promises, Peabody Energy should learn from its recent miscalculations, respond to market forces and shoot straight with the people of Wyoming.
A pending review of the federal coal leasing program may determine the future of Wyoming’s coal industry, as well as the nation’s energy and climate policy.
For decades, the federal coal leasing program has undervalued taxpayer-owned coal, costing Americans billions of dollars.
Wyoming coal company Peabody Energy files bankruptcy
GILLETTE — Rumors about the coal industry are common in northeast Wyoming where strip mining provides 5,000 direct jobs and supports about three times that in the mine services sector. But when Arch Coal filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in…