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North Rochelle LBA

Serial Number

WYW-127221

Applicant

ZEIGLER COAL COMPANY

Mine Name

North Rochelle Mine

Application Date

July 22, 1992

Application Tonnage

144 million

Application Acreage

1,440 acres

Regional Coal Team Review

June 16, 1993

Scoping Meeting

December 5, 1995

Draft EA/Draft EIS

November 1996

Hearing

December 1, 1996

Final EA/Final EIS

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the North Rochelle Coal Lease Application

Record of Decision Signed

June 13, 1997

Coal Offered-Amount

1,481.93 acres 157,610,000 tons

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
8,680

Ash
4.91%

Sulfur
.23%

Strip Ratio
2.91 bcy/ton

Sale Date

September 25, 1997

Number of Bidders

1 - Triton

Bids Received

$30,576,340$20,632/acre$.194/ton Bid Accepted - North Rochelle Mine

Lease Effective

January 1, 1998


 
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