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Wyoming Gets $2 Million to Retrain Laid-Off Coal Workers

Mead and the Department of Workforce Services worked with the Wyoming Workforce Development Council, as well as local economic development groups and other organizations, to access the federal funding.

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UW Receives Funding for Carbon Capture and Storage Projects

UW Associate Vice President for Communications Chad Baldwin said that the research is essential in providing a future for the Wyoming coal industry.

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Jane Sanders: As Economy Moves Away From Coal, Miners Deserve Help [VIDEO]

Jane Sanders said the nation needs to invest in renewable energy sources but that does not mean ignoring the pain of those who have been losing jobs at the mines.

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BNSF Has Furloughed 4,600 Employees In Recent Months

BNSF executive chairman Matthew Rose told the Montana Energy conference in Billings on Thursday the Fort Worth-based company also has stopped hiring and is offering buyouts to its older employees.

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UPDATE: Peabody, Arch Cut Nearly 480 Jobs At North Antelope, Black Thunder Mines

Peabody's Powder River Basin operations employ about 1,500 workers, leaving about 1,150 employed at the North Antelope Rochelle Mine after the announced reductions.

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Obama's New Proposed Regulations On Coal Energy Production Met With Ire Through Kentucky's Coal Country
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Ed Murray: President Obama’s Coal Policies An Abomination

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray says President Obama's policies "attacking the coal industry" are "an abomination."

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US Enters Settlement Talks Over Coal Mines in West

The judges' rulings give the U.S. Justice Department until April 1 to negotiate with New Mexico-based environmental group WildEarth Guardians.

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Supreme Court Puts Clean Coal Standards on Hold

The vote was 5-4 in favor of putting the standards on hold until a court challenge has run it's course.

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