Tag: methane

Appeal Filed Over Colorado Coal Mine Expansion

WildEarth Guardians last week stepped up its confrontation of Arch Coal’s plans to expand the West Elk mine in western Colorado. In an appeal filed with the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board, Guardians,┬ácalled for the rejection of a permit revision that would allow Arch to expand its mining […]

Opening Salvos Fired in Coal Lawsuits

Earlier this month, WildEarth Guardians filed opening briefs in lawsuits challenging coal mine expansions in Colorado and Montana, setting the stage for defending our public lands, climate, and clean energy future. West Elk Coal Mine Lawsuit The first brief was filed in our suit over the West Elk […]

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 […]