peabody http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Three miners badly burned in coal-dust fire http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/three-miners-badly-burned-coal-dust-fire <p>Three miners are being treated for serious burns after a coal-dust fire at the North Antelope Rochelle mine on Tuesday.</p><p>The fire started while the workers were changing a bearing on a conveyor, according to Amy Louviere, a spokesperson for the Mine Safety and Health Administration. She writes in an email that coal dust filled the space the workers were in, and was ignited by the machinery. The agency is investigating.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:36:53 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 46827 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Three miners badly burned in coal-dust fire 3 protesters arrested at Peabody Energy shareholders meeting http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/3-protesters-arrested-peabody-energy-shareholders-meeting <p>Three protesters were arrested yesterday at the Peabody Energy shareholders meeting in Gillette. United Mine Workers of America representatives were demonstrating against pension cuts to retired miners that came about when Peabody unloaded some of its pension responsibilities on a company that has since declared bankruptcy. Other demonstrators were there to protest Peabody projects and conduct. An organizer from Missouri, Arielle Klagsbrun, said the meeting was held at Gillette College and the arrests happened in the parking lot…&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:16:22 +0000 Irina Zhorov 40090 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 3 protesters arrested at Peabody Energy shareholders meeting BLM Posts Coal Sale To Peabody http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/blm-posts-coal-sale-peabody <p>Peabody Energy has been awarded a coal lease sale by the Bureau of Land Management for roughly $793-million. The tract is located in the Powder River Basin, and Peabody paid about a $1.10 per ton of coal, of which 721 million tons are estimated to be mineable.</p><p>Governor Matt Mead says the sale will be good for the state.</p><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s just short of 800 million dollars, which means over a course of about five years, Wyoming will get a little less than 400 million dollars from that sale,&rdquo; says Mead.</p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:16:08 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 26309 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org BLM Posts Coal Sale To Peabody