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West Rocky Butte Mine LBA

Serial Number

WYW-122586

Applicant

NORTHWESTERN RESOURCES COMPANY

Mine Name

Rocky Butte Mine

Application Date

December 4, 1990

Application Tonnage

50 million

Application Acreage

390 acres

Regional Coal Team Review

September 6, 1991 and June 25, 1992

Scoping Meeting

October 22, 1991

Draft EA/Draft EIS

January 1992

Hearing

February 26, 1992

Final EA/Final EIS

Final West Rocky Butte Coal Lease Application Environmental Impact Statement

Record of Decision Signed

October 23, 1992

Coal Offered-Amount

463.205 acres55,000,000 tons

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
8,354

Ash
4.30%

Sulfur
.27%

Strip Ratio
3.75 bcy/ton

Sale Date

July 7, 1993

Number of Bidders

1 - Northwestern Resources Co.

Bids Received

$16,500,000$35,621.38/acre$.30/tonBid Accepted - Caballo Mine

Lease Effective

January 1, 1993