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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

First Offer: July 29, 1997
Second Offer: September 25, 1997

Number of Bidders

First Offer: Triton
Second Offer: Trition

Bids Received

First Offer: $26,800,500
Second Offer: $30,576,340
First Offer: $18,084.86/acre
Second Offer: $20,632/acre
First Offer: $.17/ton
Second Offer: $.194/ton
First Offer: Bid Rejected
Second Offer: Bid Accepted - North Rochelle Mine

Lease Effective

January 1, 1998


 
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