All Posts Tagged With: "Elk Creek Mine"
The state’s top nine operating mines reported production declines, and two mines that produced coal in 2012 aren’t operating this year. “We’ve had mines with operating challenges, but the market has not been that good,” said the president of the Colorado Mining Association.4Sep2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The lease for 786 acres of federal coal deposits at the Elk Creek Mine, near Somerset, was approved by the Interior Board of Land Appeals, according to a bureau release. WildEarth Guardians and the Sierra Club had challenged the BLM approval for the mind.28Mar2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
“This is a dirty energy disgrace,” said Jeremy Nichols, Climate and Energy Program Director for WildEarth Guardians. His heated rhetoric and that of others paid off — at least temporarily — when the BLM said last week that it would reconsider approval of the mine expansion.22Mar2011 | admin | 5 comments | Continued