Tag: west elk

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, called 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 […]

Time for EPA to Come Clean on Methane

It’s only Wednesday and it’s already been a busy week on the issue of methane, a  greenhouse gas that’s like carbon on steroids and is released extensively in the production of fossil fuels: There’s been ongoing coverage of our court victory last Friday overturning Arch Coal’s plans to expand […]