The Bureau of Land Management has begun taking comment on its plan to open up 461-thousand acres of public land in Utah, Colorado and Wyoming for Oil Shale Research, Development, and Demonstration Leases.Oil shale development involves extracting a petroleum-substance called kerogen that can be cooked and potentially turned into a liquid fuel.Western Resource Advocates spoke out against the plan today.
A loader fills a haul truck full of coal and rock in one of the pits at the Chevron mine near Kemmerer in May. Northwest Pipeline is suing the Chevron Mining Company, claiming that the ground underneath their pipeline is moving due to the coal compaiy's c
A dispute between a natural gas pipeline operator and a coal mine in southwestern Wyoming has landed in court.
Utah-based Northwest Pipeline GP claims that operations at Chevron's coal mine near Kemmerer shifted the earth near two interstate pipelines. Northwest has filed a lawsuit against Chevron Mining Inc. seeking at least $20 million to pay for the pipelines to be protected and moved.