Lawyers, academics and coal bankruptcy veterans see red flags as new coal operators entered the state, they said Friday at a UW School of Law conference.
The Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines have a new buyer in a deal approved this week in court. WyoFile unpacks the transaction’s implications for coal country.
Unlike miners, a $39 billion private equity firm escaped the PRB mine bankruptcy intact. How it did so holds lessons for Wyoming, experts say.
David Stetson is seen as an expert manager of struggling coal assets, like the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines in the Powder River Basin.
Lawyers’ remarks urging the little-watched Environmental Quality Council to approve a permit in May look different in light of Blackjewel’s collapse