Cordero Rojo mine

Wyoming, Navajo Coal Company, Agree To Liability Waiver

Feb 14, 2020

Officials in Wyoming have reached an agreement with a Navajo tribal mining firm that would give the state of Wyoming authority to take the company to court to enforce environmental laws at two coal mines.

Navajo Coal Mine Operator Behind On Federal, County Taxes

Jan 24, 2020

Federal officials say the newest operator of three coal mines has fallen behind on federal and county mineral taxes.

A Navajo Nation company says it will retain 1,200 employees at three coal mines in Wyoming and Montana that it bought through a bankruptcy auction. The announcement Thursday came a day after a federal judge gave final approval for the transfer of the mines from bankrupt Cloud Peak Energy to the Navajo Transitional Energy Company.