Coal planning decisions in the Carbon Basin area, Carbon County, Wyoming
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Coal planning decisions in the Carbon Basin area, Carbon County, Wyoming by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Divide Resource Area.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Great Divide Resource Area, Rawlins District in Rawlins, Wyo .
Written in English


  • Coal mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Wyoming -- Carbon County

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Other titlesEnvironmental assessment for coal planning decisions in the Carbon Basin area of the Great Divide Resource Area., Environmental assessment EA# WY-037-EA7-146.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Rawlins District.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17835835M

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In , the Union Pacific Railroad opened the first coal mine in Carbon County, and the county was named for its extensive coal deposits. In , Carbon County lost territory when Johnson County was created by the legislature of the Wyoming Territory. Natrona County was created with land ceded by Carbon County in The boundaries of the Congressional district: At-large. The decision is baaed on the EA for Coal Planning Decisions In the carbon BasIn Area of the Great Divide Resource Area. The. EA. documents the results of the planning review OOI'i'!ucted to determine ij Federal coal lands in the Carbon BasIn planning review area should be open to further consideration for coal Ieeaing and development. Get this from a library! Decision record and finding of no significant impact for the coal planning decisions in the Carbon Basin coal area, Great Divide resource area.. [United States. Bureau of . GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES IN THE RAWLINS AREA, CARBON COUNTY, WYOMING By DELMAR W. BERRY ABSTRACT The Rawlins area in west-central Carbon County, south-central Wyoming includes approximately square miles of plains and valleys grading into rela­ tively rugged by: 2.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania 2 Hazard Sq Jim Thorpe, PA Phone: () Fax: () In eastern PA, south of Scranton; organized from Northampton and Monroe counties. Name Origin: For its rich deposits of anthracite coal Area (sq mi):: (land ; water ) Population per square mile:   Carbon, Wyoming Territory was founded in on the line of the Union Pacific Railroad, which was still under town was named for its coal mines. Coal was crucial to the railroad’s operation; mines at Carbon, Rock Springs and Almy, near Evanston, were important factors in determining the railroad’s route across Wyoming. Carbon was located about halfway between . COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, HANNA AND CARBON BASINS, WYOMING Actively mined coal in the Hanna and Carbon Basins, Wyoming (fig. HQ-1) is considered to be a “clean coal.” It is a low-contaminant, subbituminous to bituminous coal resource. The .   In the s, Wyoming’s first coal-fired electric-power generation plants were built, establishing a reliable local market for coal. In the s, demand boomed for low-sulfur Powder River Basin coal after new amendments to the Clean Air Act began regulating sulfur emissions. Most of the coal from the Powder River Basin is shipped by rail to.

The regular meeting of the Carbon County Planning and Zoning Commission’s is scheduled for Monday, May 4, , at A.M. and will be by conference call only. The conference call meeting is in response to Governor Gordons’ recent directives to protect public health and limit the spread of the the coronavirus (COVID). Mesaverde Formation or Mesaverde Group (Upper Cretaceous) at surface, covers 8 % of this area. Mesaverde Formation (north Wyoming) - Light-colored massive to thin-bedded sandstone, gray sandy shale, and coal beds. In Jackson Hole locally contains gold-bearing quartzite conglomerate. Carbon County Coal Company, F. 2nd (7th Cir. ). Instant ruination was visited upon the Town and many of the residents of Hanna. The mayor, James Cochrane, noted in a newspaper interview that houses that cost $60, were going for $15, if a buyer could be found. State Support: Wyoming Legislators provided a biennium Special Appropriation of $2 million to the School of Energy Resources (SER) at the University of Wyoming –starting August , to pioneer the Carbon Engineering initiative (coal to non-energy products). Current University of Wyoming Investment in Carbon Engineering Initiative.