Environmentalists Challenging Some Of West's Largest MinesBoosted by a recent victory in Colorado, an environmental group is expanding its legal campaign to try stop coal mining because of climate change by challenging permits for some of the largest mines in the West.
2nd Colorado Coal Mine To Get Environmental Re-DoAnother northwestern Colorado coal mine is set to get a new environmental review after environmentalists challenged its permit.
Interior Department OKs Plan To Keep Colorado Coal Mine OpenThe Interior Department has signed off on a plan to keep a northwestern Colorado coal mine open.
Federal Regulators Back Keeping Colorado Coal Mine OpenFederal regulators have recommended that a northwestern Colorado coal mine threatened with closure partly over its impact on global warming remain open.
Interior Secretary Feels Pressure On Colorado Coal MineInterior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado under pressure to make sure a coal mine ordered to undergo a new environmental review remains open.
Future Still Uncertain For The Colowyo Mine Near CraigThe future of the Colowyo Mine south of Craig in northwestern Colorado is still up in the air.
Commissioner: Shutting Down Colowyo Mine Near Craig 'Would Be Catastrophic'Residents in northwestern Colorado are worried one of the region's largest economic engines will be shut down.
Lawsuits Seek To Stop Work At Mines In 3 States, Including ColoradoCoal industry representatives say lawsuits against mines in three Western states could have consequences across the U.S. as environmentalists seek changes in how mining is approved on federally owned reserves.