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North Antelope & Rochelle Mines LBA

Serial Number

WYW-119554

Applicant

POWDER RIVER COAL COMPANY

Mine Name

North Antelope and Rochelle Mines

Application Date

March 2, 1990  2 applications

Application Tonnage

120 million - North Antelope
150 million - Rochelle

Application Acreage

954 acres - North Antelope
1,196 acres - Rochelle

Regional Coal Team Review

April 3, 1970 and September 6, 1991

Scoping Meeting

September 16, 1991

Draft EA/Draft EIS

February 1992

Hearing

March 18, 1992

Final EA/Final EIS

Final Environmental Assessment for the North Antelope &
Rochelle Coal Lease Applications for Powder River Coal Company

Record of Decision Signed

August 26, 1992

Coal Offered-Amount

3,064.04 acres

403,500,000 tons

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
8,804/8,700

Ash
4.28/4.31%

Sulfur
.35/.13%

Strip Ratio
2.29/2.16 bcy/ton

Sale Date

September 28, 1992

Number of Bidders

1 - Powder River Coal

Bids Received

$86,987,765

$28,389.89/acre

$.216/ ton

Bid Accepted - North Antelope/Rochelle Mine

Lease Effective

October 1, 1992


 
Last updated: 12-06-2011