The Colowyo Mine will now extract coal in territory to the north in the Collom development.
The state senate's Select Committee on Energy and the Environment was created to respond to President-elect Donald Trump's plans to reverse many of President Obama's policies.
- The Nucla plant will shut down completely, and one unit of the Craig plant will close.Read more
The governor opposes the universal health care initiative, but says he's "sympathetic" to most other ballot questions.
- The coal giant is cutting 80 jobs at its West Elk Mine near Somerset.Read more
As the coal industry struggles with falling prices, weak Chinese demand, regulatory changes and competition from fracking, St. Louis-based Peabody has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
- The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced next steps in its sweeping review of the federal coal leasing program.Read more