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West Roundup LBA

Serial Number

WYW-151134 

Applicant

TRITON COAL COMPANY, LLC

Mine Name

North Rochelle

Application Date

July 28, 2000 

Application Tonnage

173 million

Application Acreage

1,868.12 acres

Regional Coal Team Review

October 25, 2000

Scoping Meeting

October 10, 2001

Draft EA/Draft EIS

February 7, 2003

Hearing

March 4, 2002

Final EA/Final EIS

Final South Powder River Coal Environmental Impact Statement

Record of Decision Signed

September 9, 2004

Coal Offered-Amount

2,802.51 acres327,186,000 tons

Coal Offered-Quality

Btu/lb
8,790

Ash
•••

Sulfur
.2%

Moisture
•••

NA
1.6%

Strip Ratio
4.3 to 1 bcy/ton

Sale Date

October 27, 2004 - Bid Rejected
February 16, 2005 - Bid Re-offered

Number of Bidders

1 - ARK Land        
2 - Ark Land & BTU

Bids Received

$220,035,391.70
(original)

$317,697,610.00
(re-offer)

78,513.69/acre
(original)

$112,939.07/acre
(re-offer)

$.67/ton (original)

$.971/ ton
(re-offer)

Bid Rejected - ARK Land WR, Inc.


Bid Accepted - BTU Western Resources, Inc.

Lease Effective

May 1, 2005


 
Last updated: 12-06-2011