All Posts Tagged With: "West Elk Mine"
For a ski company that heralds powder days, Aspen Skiing Co. on Friday rallied atop a coal mine to applaud a power day. With a tap of a finger on a glass screen, a rumbling generator, fueled by methane vented from the Oxbow Corp.’s Elk Creek Mine, began producing electricity.11Nov2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
With a decision looming, this week’s approval of a lease sale for a coal mine expansion in a roadless area near Paonia had the blessings of top officials in Washington, D.C. The bigger mine would require methane vents to be drilled in the roadless area.17Nov2011 | admin | 3 comments | Continued
28.8 million tons of coal valued at $1 billion is a lot of domestic energy. Except when it’s not. According to the second-quarter earnings report for Arch Coal, the St. Louis, Mo., company that owns Colorado’s West Elk Mine, 2011 is expected to be a banner year – based at least in part on increasing exports to overseas markets.6Aug2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued