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Demand for the low sulfur high heat content colorado

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Unformatted text preview: logies to address air quality requirements. A few mines have technical geologic conditions making mining difficult, such as the Foidel Creek Mine in Routt County and the Bowie #3 Mine in Delta County. 2010 In 2010, coal mines operating on the Western Slope produced bituminous and sub-bituminous coal for electricity generation at power plants, and to a lesser extent, cement and manufacturing operations. Coal was produced in eight Colorado counties: Routt, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Garfield, Delta, Gunnison, Montrose, and La Plata. In 2010, Routt County was again the leading coal-producing county, with more than 7.7 million tons (over 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook 31% of the state’s total production) from Peabody Energy’s Foidel Creek Mine. In 2011, one coal mine became idle and a new one opened. McClane Canyon Mine in Garfield County stopped production when its only customer, the Cameo Power Plant, closed in January 2011. The New Elk Mine opened in Las Animas County and began production in May 2011. This mine is owned by Cline Mining Corporation in Toronto, Canada. It is producing a special...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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