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.”
Wyoming faces a budget crisis being made worse by the pandemic, but we should not be fooled into taking measures called for by the oil and gas industry.
Two current coal protectionist measures that defy free market capitalism could be the most inane pair of bills ever concocted by Wyoming legislators.
Critics pick apart the science behind Aethon’s proposal to discharge millions of gallons, tons of solids, into creeks above Boysen Reservoir.
Powder River Basin Resource Council chairwoman Joyce Evans urges Gov. Gordon to begin reclamation on Blackjewel mines with out-of-work miners.