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West Hay Creek LBA

Serial Number

WYW-151634

Applicant

TRITON COAL COMPANY

Mine Name

Buckskin Mine

Application Date

August 31, 2000 

Application Tonnage

145 million

Application Acreage

840 acres

Regional Coal Team Review

October 25, 2000

Scoping Meeting

June 26, 2002

Draft EA/Draft EIS

March 28, 2003

Hearing

April 16, 2003

Final EA/Final EIS

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the West Hay Creek Coal Lease Application

Record of Decision Signed

October 1, 2004

Coal Offered-Amount

921 acres 142,698,000 tons

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
8,346

Sulfur
.28%

NA
1.75% 

Strip Ratio
2.0 to 1 bcy/ton

Sale Date

November 17, 2004

Number of Bidders

1 - Buckskin Mining Company

Bids Received

$42,809,400.00 $46,431.01
/acre
$.30/ ton Bid Accepted - Buckskin Mine

Lease Effective

January 1, 2005