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Maysdorf II By the Numbers: BLM's Big Coal Giveaway Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Bureau of Land Management will sell off roughly 148 million tons of coal. The BLM is opening the sealed bids for the so-called "Maysdorf II" tract in the heart of the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The coal will likely be sold to Cloud Peak Energy, which operates the adjacent Cordero Rojo mine, one of the nation's largest strip mine operations.  Cloud Peak Energy's Tesoro Rojo mine, soon to be expanded.
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