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Proposed coal leasing in Carbon Basin area, Wyoming

United States. Bureau of Land Management. Colorado State Office

Proposed coal leasing in Carbon Basin area, Wyoming

final environmental statement

by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Colorado State Office

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Published by Bureau of Land Managment in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal leases,
  • Coal mines and mining

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement prepared by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25488486M

    The Red Desert is a high altitude desert and sagebrush steppe located in south central Wyoming, comprising approximately 9, square miles (24, square kilometers).Among the natural features in the Red Desert region are the Great Divide Basin, a unique endorheic drainage basin formed by a division in the Continental Divide, and the Killpecker Sand Dunes, the largest . Marcellus Shale of the Appalachian Basin, located within parts of eight eastern U.S. states (New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia) 8 takes up a land area of ab square miles – an area larger than the state of Florida. 9 In

    Analyses of samples taken at 23 sites show the effect of the dumped materials on streams, seeps, and ground water in the area. CE M GROUND WATER IN COAL STRIP-MINE SPOILS, POWDER RIVER BASIN Rahn, P. H. (South Dakota School of Mines and Technology), in Proceedings of the Fort Union Coal Field Symposium, Vol. 3, Reclamation Section. The project goal is to develop faster and more comprehensive access to existing oil and gas data to effectively enable land management agencies and operators to make better and faster decisions that support access to Federal resources while achieving a legitimate balance between environmental protection and appropriate levels of development.

    The Wyoming Density and Disturbance Calculation Tool (DDCT) The DDCT, is a spatially based tool that calculates both the number of disruptive activities averaged per square mile and total surface disturbance in the DDCT assessment area. The assessment area is created based on buffers around proposed projects in protected Sage-grouse core areas.   The Colorado valley at stake in Trump’s oil boom Leasing vast acreage to oil companies. owns an energy company that drills in the area and used to own a now-shuttered coal mine in Paonia.


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Proposed coal leasing in Carbon Basin area, Wyoming by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Colorado State Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a Proposed coal leasing in Carbon Basin area. Proposed coal leasing in Carbon Basin area, Wyoming: final environmental statement. [United States. Bureau of Land Management.]. Big Horn County, on the west side of the Bighorn Mountains, takes up most of the northeastern portion of the much larger Bighorn Basin, which stretches north from the Owl Creek Mountains to the Pryor Mountains in southern its east and west sides, the basin is rimmed by the Bighorn Mountains and the Absaroka Range, respectively.

Powder River Basin Coal on the Move. No other coal deposit on the planet is so big, so close to the surface and so cheap to mine as the rich seams in eastern Wyoming and southern : The Daily Climate.

The company has pending applications to lease at le acres of federal lands for mining, a bid for more than 40 miles of rail extension, a 38 percent stake in the proposed coal export.

InWyoming's 18 coal mines employed about 6, workers. That may not seem like a lot on a grand scale, but the state's population is just underand coal jobs are among the best paying in the state (Wyoming coal miners take home an average of $82, a year, twice the statewide average). Casper, WY [email protected] Wind River/Bighorn Basin District Office.

South 23rd Street. Worland, WY [email protected] Oil and Gas Leasing Information. Visit our public room. Visit the National Historic Trails Center.

Public Lands in Wyoming. The BLM administers approximately million acres of public lands. Geologist George Ketchum had first recognized the potential of the basin and explored the area in with C.A. Fisher Proposed coal leasing in Carbon Basin area farming near Cowly, Wyoming.

Fisher was the first geologist to map sections of the Bighorn Basin southeast of Cody, Wyoming, where oil. Description: The Golden Meadows Exploration Project was proposed by the Midas Gold Co. of Vancouver, British Columbia.

The exploration operation would have required hauling nearly 3, gallons of fuel over a three-year period.

The Idaho Conservation League was concerned that a diesel or chemical spill at the site or along routes to the site would pose a. In blocking a permit for a proposed coal mine expansion in Colorado on J U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson said that federal regulators failed to consider the “social cost of carbon” (SCC) protocol in the Environmental Impact Statement developed in considering the permit (Federal coal mining permit blocked for failing to.

Based on coal-bed thickness of ft ( m) for subbituminous rank and overburden of 0–1, ft (0– m), Broad Pass Station area contains as much as million short tons ( million metric tons) indicated coal resources, million short tons (57 million metric tons) inferred coal resources, or a total coal resource of Wyoming Blue Book: an Encyclopedia of Wyoming State Government History; Rocky Mountain Online Archive; Correspondence, lists, maps and descriptions about proposed changes in election districts.

ELECTION DISTRICT BOUNDARY MAPS - of a newspaper page of the Wyoming Dispatch published in Basin in The publication gives the. Northwest RAC Meeting Minutes. Colorado, Northwest DO, Kremmling FO, Colorado River Valley FO, Little Snake FO, White River FO, Rocky Mountain DO, San Luis Valley FO, Royal Gorge FO, Gunnison FO, Southwest DO, Tres Rios FO, Uncompahgre FO, Grand Junction FO.

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Quantity linear feet of shelf space Collection Number MC (collection) Summary This collection consists of records () of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company and contains correspondence, court papers, financial and production records, legal documents, organizational records, subject files, and other materials for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company and.

EIA projects that the sharpest reduction in coal mining would arise in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin, currently the source of nearly 40 percent of U.S. coal. In EIA’s carbon price side case, Powder River Basin coal production declines by 95 percent between and   The campaign to keep coal in the ground was already underway, with an early victory in the January moratorium on federal coal leasing.

No more fossil fuel extraction from federal lands, period. The BLM Library collection includes a full range of land and natural resource management publications including wildlife, vegetation, soil, air, water, geology, minerals, archaeology, energy, landscape ecology, rangeland, and BLM Library, located at.

Coal was one of the first mineral resources to be developed in Hot Springs County. The Big Horn Collieries began mining deposits in near the future town of Gebo, a few miles southwest of Kirby. These mines helped bring the Burlington Railroad to Kirby in Federal coal, oil and gas leasing are responsible for a stunning one-quarter of U.S.

greenhouse gas emissions. By ending new leasing on public lands and waters, the president could lock nearly one-half of all U.S. fossil fuels safely in the ground. The message to markets and to other nations from such an action would be unmistakable.

he walked 50 miles among the open-pit coal mines of Wyoming’s Powder River Basin. That on-the-ground reporting informs this analysis. Summary In Januarythe Department of Interior announced a moratorium on all new federal coal leases while it con-ducts an in-depth review of the process by which coalAuthor: Tom W.

Haines. At a March 10 sale, the BLM will offer 25 mostly contiguous parcels cover acres in the Uinta Basin. These proposed leases, west and south of .commercial leasing program for oil shale and tar sands resources in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.

This environmental review will form the basis of a commercial leasing program that may occur as early as Now, members of the public have the opportunity voice their concerns about oil shale and tar sands development to the BLM.

Coal mine facilities in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming (photo: ) CURWOOD: As coal use declines in the US, many coal companies are looking to export.

But to get the abundant coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia, the companies need new deep water terminals in the Pacific Northwest.