As Coal Mining Continues, What Does Bankruptcy Mean On The Ground?

Mar 11, 2016

Despite bankruptcy proceedings, operations continue at Alpha's Eagle Butte Mine in Gillette, Wyo.
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Excerpt:   Peabody Energy is one of the largest coal companies in the world and operates mines all over the United States, including in Wyoming.  Now some of Peabody's senior lenders are recommending bankruptcy, as the company faces potential defaults on several loans...

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