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West Black Thunder LBA

Serial Number

WYW-118907

Applicant

THUNDER BASIN COAL MINE

Mine Name

Black Thunder Mine

Application Date

December 22, 1989

Application Tonnage

400 million

Application Acreage

3,225 acres

Regional Coal Team Review

April 3, 1990

Scoping Meeting

May 9-15, 1991

Draft EA/Draft EIS

October 1991

Hearing

November 20, 1991

Final EA/Final EIS

Final Environmental Assessment for the West Black Thunder Coal Lease Application

Record of Decision Signed

June 17, 1992

Coal Offered-Amount

3,492.495 acres429,048,216 tons

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
 8,839

Ash
4.40%

Sulfur
.25%

Moisture
na

NA
na

Strip Ratio
2.72 bcy**/ton

Sale Date

August 12, 1992

Number of Bidders

1 - Thunder Basin Coal Co.

Bids Received

$71,909,282.69$20,589.66/acres$0.168/ton

Bid Accepted - Black Thunder Mine

Lease Effective

October 1, 1992


 
Last updated: 12-06-2011