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Wyoming Coal

For The First Time Ever, No One Bids On Wyoming Coal Lease

AP | By MEAD GRUVER | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time, nobody has bid on a federal coal tract offered for sale in Wyoming after the company that initially sought...

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Wyoming Coal Leases

AP | BEN NEARY | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a legal challenge from environmental groups that sought to block federal coal leases in Wyoming'...

BLM Rejects Permit For Coal-To-Gas Project

AP | Posted 07.25.2012 | Denver

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Federal land managers have rejected an application by a Colorado company to use bacteria to produce methane from northeast Wyom...

Companies Use Microbes To Turn Wyoming Coal Into Gas

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 06.06.2011 | Denver

GILLETTE, Wyo. — New scientific research has a pair of energy companies betting that the future of the U.S. natural gas industry lies in persuad...

U.S. Opens 750 Million Tons Of Coal To Mining

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced plans Tuesday to auction off vast coal reserves in Wyoming over the next five months, unle...