Tag: coal mining

Standing Up to Arch Coal’s Bulldozers

Last week, WildEarth Guardians joined a coalition in calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service to deny Arch Coal’s demands to expand its West Elk mine underneath western Colorado’s National Forests. While an underground coal mine, Arch Coal has to build and operate […]

The Only Fair Return is Keeping Coal in the Ground

After years of rebuffing calls for change (and even highly visible endorsements of more coal production from former Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar), the U.S. Department of the Interior and Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell, are engaging the American public in an “honest conversation” about how to reform the management […]