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Little Thunder LBA

Serial Number

WYW-150318

Applicant

ARCH

Mine Name

Black Thunder Mine

Application Date

March 23, 2000

Application Tonnage

about 719 million

Application Acreage

5,083.5 acres

Regional Coal Team Review

October 25, 2000

Scoping Meeting

October 10, 2001

Draft EA/Draft EIS

February 7, 2003

Hearing

March 4, 2002

Final EA/Final EIS

Final South Powder River Coal Environmental Impact Statement

Record of Decision Signed

August 13, 2004

Coal Offered-Amount

5,083.5 acres

718,719,000 tons

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
8,884

Ash
...

Sulfur
.24%

Moisture
...

NA
1.2%

Strip Ratio
3.4 to 1 bcy/ton

Sale Date

September 22, 2004

Number of Bidders

1 - Arch

Bids Received

$610,999,949.80

$120,192.77 acre

$.85 ton

Bid Accepted - Black Thunder Mine

Lease Effective

March 1, 2005


 
Last updated: 12-06-2011