Coal Leasing Moratorium

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Lawmakers ‘Stalling the Inevitable’ in Opposition to U.S. Coal-Lease Reform

Joshua Learn for SNL: U.S. Republican senators are demanding that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell end the moratorium and government review process on the federal coal-leasing program, calling the process “compromised” and “prejudiced.” Republican Sens. John Barrasso, Wyo.; Roy Blunt, Mo.; Shelley Moore Capito, W.Va.; Steve Daines, Mont.; Michael Enzi, Wyo.; Cory Gardner, Colo.; Orrin Hatch, […]

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U.S. Moratorium on New Coal Leases Draws Critics and Advocates

Dennis Webb for the Grand Junction (Colo.) Daily Sentinel: Pro-coal advocates are working to turn out in force Thursday when the Bureau of Land Management holds a meeting in Grand Junction to gather input on possible reforms to the federal coal program. The meeting is one of six being held around the country, and supporters […]

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