mining

The Not So Green...Green New Deal
You may as well call it the "not so green" new deal. Let's say we go with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her "Green New Deal" ...how much more mining would need to be done just to have enough of the rare earth metals to pull this off?
Trump’s Coal Report Card
Once celebrated as America’s most coal-friendly leader, President Donald Trump is reportedly faring significantly worse than his predecessor when it comes to the waning coal industry. Q2 reports many in Montana’s Coal Country blamed Obama-era regulations for their dem…
Mining Co. Considering Bankruptcy
The Billings Gazette reports that Westmoreland Coal Company stock fell to 26 cents a share on Tuesday after the company– which owns three Montana mines– indicated it would consider bankruptcy.
The Colorado-based company, which feeds the Colstrip power plant from the Rosebud Mine, and whose Absaloka M…
The Coal Downturn Continues To Hurt Wyoming
Local counties are feeling the pain as the downturn in coal reduces their expected income to support community services; Income that pays for services like law enforcement, county roads, the hospital, court system and other services. For example, revenue in Musselshell County is expected to fal…