Wendy Lowe of the Wyoming Coal Information Committee responds to a column by Bob LeResche regarding coal mine reclamation.
Companies mining Powder River Basin coal prefer the status quo over new restrictions. For greens, the plan is a disappointment.
Anti-global warming activists are taking aim at coal mining operations in Wyoming. But in making a difference, such protests might be a case of "too little, too late."
Mining companies hope to turn Powder River Basin coal into an international resource, eyeing lucrative markets in growing Asian economies.
The Bureau of Land Management rejected a bid yesterday by Peabody Energy Corp. for leasing a major tract for coal mining in Wyoming's Powder River Basin.