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September 17, 2016
A technical crew at North American's Falkirk Mining Co. uses a fast-flying drone to conduct three-dimensional surveys to help plan for coal mining and reclamation. It's the first surface mine in the country to take advantage of the relatively new technology. (LAUREN DONOVAN, TRIBUNE)
Coal mine using drone for land surveys
September 17, 2016 - 9:22pm
August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
August 22, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 20, 2016
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
August 20, 2016 - 11:40pm
August 8, 2016
Coal waits to be among the last shipments to be loaded on train cars to depart the Hobet mine in Boone County, West Virginia, U.S. May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
The rise and demise of a West Virginia coal mine
August 8, 2016 - 10:47am
July 22, 2016
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
July 22, 2016 - 8:21pm
July 20, 2016
A wind farm abuts a traditional farm July 7, 2014, south of Wilton, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
July 20, 2016 - 3:19pm
June 15, 2016
Judges back North Dakota, say Minnesota overreached with coal plant law
June 15, 2016 - 10:15pm
April 24, 2016
Jason Bohrer, president of the Lignite Energy Council, addresses attendees at the council's annual meeting in Bismarck on Wednesday.
(Bismarck Tribune photo)
Lignite industry to seek increased help from state
April 24, 2016 - 2:00am
April 16, 2016
A dragline operates at the Falkirk Mine near Underwood, N.D. JESSICA HOLDMAN/Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota coal remains competitive
April 16, 2016 - 6:06pm
Great River Energy has been running its Coal Creek Station coal-fired power plant at less than capacity in order to make room for more wind power coming onto the market. (Jessica Holdman/Bismarck Tribune)
Coal power struggles in competitive energy market
April 16, 2016 - 6:01pm
April 1, 2016
Jarrett: States face war on coal from Obama administration
April 1, 2016 - 10:41pm
Coal miner Peabody Energy to cut jobs in Powder River Basin
April 1, 2016 - 3:51pm
March 30, 2016
U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, in foreground, listens as BNSF Executive Chairman Matthew K. Rose speaks at the Montana Energy Conference at the Radisson Hotel in Billings on Wednesday. Billings Gazette photo.
Stalled oil, coal industry costing railroad jobs
March 30, 2016 - 8:37pm
March 3, 2016
Rick Curtsinger, spokesman for Cloud Peak Energy, which operates Spring Creek Mine in southeast Montana, talks in a mine pit. (Billings Gazette photo.)
Despite assurances, mining companies remain skeptical that loopholes will be given on new leases
March 3, 2016 - 4:27pm
February 23, 2016
Hoeven, Cramer join legal brief seeking to overturn EPA emissions rule; Heitkamp also supports challenge
February 23, 2016 - 3:11pm