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Powder River Basin
Resurrection of decades-old idea won’t fly in the face of cheap rail transport, estimates suggest.
Port and rail expansion initiatives aimed at wide-scale export of Powder River Basin coal to Asia remain alive despite entrenched opposition and the precipitous decline of the coal industry.
Wyoming continues to invest heavily in coal technology research and development in its bid to keep Powder River Basin coal viable as a global commodity.
Gillette Wyo., where nearly 1 in 10 jobs is in coal mining, is trying diversify its economy and reimagine an economically viable path forward in the face of a global coal industry downturn.