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Coal mining to expand on public lands in Wyoming CNN

Mar 22, 2011· (CNN)-- Coal mining on public lands will expand in the coming months in Wyoming, as the federal government makes more coal-rich land available for lease by mining companies. "Coal is

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Should the government encourage coal mining on public

Aug 07, 2017· The Trump administration is encouraging more coal mining on lands owned by the federal government. Supporters say the government must take advantage of commercial opportunities on public lands and help the struggling American coal industry find more jobs. But environmentalists say the expansion of mining and drilling would devastate water supplies and ecosystems, and the Interior

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Coal mining on our public lands poses serious costs that

The coal leasing pause meant Alton Coal’s bid to expand its Coal Hollow Mine could not receive final approval. The end of the moratorium will open the door to the mine’s expansion onto a 640-acre tract of federal land near the Garfield County border—the western doorstep of Bryce Canyon National Park.

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US gov’t downplays effects of coal mining on public lands

The resumption of coal mining on public lands in the United States will result in a negligible increase in greenhouse gas emissions, the Trump administration has told those opposing the decision.

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Prevent the Expansion of Dirty Coal Mining on Public Lands

Prevent the Expansion of Dirty Coal Mining on Public Lands. This petition had 14,660 supporters. The government is selling additional leases to coal companies that want to expand their mines in the Powder River Basin. 40 percent of all coal mined in the US comes from this area of the country.

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Coal mining on our public lands poses serious costs that

The coal leasing pause meant Alton Coal’s bid to expand its Coal Hollow Mine could not receive final approval. The end of the moratorium will open the door to the mine’s expansion onto a 640-acre tract of federal land near the Garfield County border—the western doorstep of Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Should the government encourage coal mining on public

Aug 07, 2017· The Trump administration is encouraging more coal mining on lands owned by the federal government. Supporters say the government must take advantage of commercial opportunities on public lands and help the struggling American coal industry find more jobs. But environmentalists say the expansion of mining and drilling would devastate water supplies and ecosystems, and the Interior

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US gov’t downplays effects of coal mining on public lands

The resumption of coal mining on public lands in the United States will result in a negligible increase in greenhouse gas emissions, the Trump administration has told those opposing the decision.

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Coal, Public Lands, and Mining in America: A Cheat Sheet

Just over 40 percent of coal produced in the U.S. is mined on public lands, nearly all of it in the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming. ALSO: Congressman Raúl Grijalva's Stand for Public Lands

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Prevent the Expansion of Dirty Coal Mining on Public Lands

Prevent the Expansion of Dirty Coal Mining on Public Lands. This petition had 14,660 supporters. The government is selling additional leases to coal companies that want to expand their mines in the Powder River Basin. 40 percent of all coal mined in the US comes from this area of the country.

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This Land Is Our Land. Rethinking coal mining on public

Jan 15, 2016· The Obama administration announced today that it would stop issuing new leases to coal companies who want to mine on public lands as it considers a fundamental overhaul. That entire leasing program

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Judge Rebukes Trump's Attack on Public Lands, Rules Coal

Apr 22, 2019· Green groups celebrated the latest federal ruling aimed at preventing Donald Trump from rolling back environmental regulations that were put in place by his predecessor. Judge Brian Morris issued a ruling stating that the Interior Department broke federal law when it lifted former President Barack Obama's moratorium on coal mining in public lands.

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U.S. needs to rethink use of public lands for coal mining

U.S. needs to rethink use of public lands for coal mining Originally published January 19, 2016 at 4:52 pm Pausing to reassess federal coal sales was a wise move by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.

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Did President Trump Open National Parks and Wildlife

Apr 05, 2017· But existing coal mining operations on federal lands were still ongoing, and the moratorium that precluded the issuance of new coal mining leases was due to

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About Mining and Minerals Bureau of Land Management

This law provided for the leasing of minerals from public lands including oil, gas, coal and other non-energy leasable minerals such as phosphates and sodium. It requires that a royalty be paid on amounts mined and sold. Materials Act of 1947 This law provides for the disposal of mining materials on public lands, both saleable and leasable.

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California Mining & Minerals Bureau of Land Management

This law provided for the leasing of minerals from public lands including oil, gas, coal and other non-energy leasable minerals such as phosphates and sodium. It requires that a royalty be paid on amounts mined and sold. Materials Act of 1947 This law provides for the disposal of mining materials on public lands, both saleable and leasable.

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Democrat AGs Want Courts to Stop Trump’s Plan for Coal Mining

Jul 22, 2020· “[The] Final EA ignores many of the impacts and concerns that warrant consideration in an updated environmental review of the program, such as harm to public lands and wildlife from coal mining, air quality impacts from coal transport and combustion, the disposal of coal ash, which contains hazardous constituents, as well as environmental

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