Cheaper natural gas has dealt a blow to the coal industry -- and to Routt County school district. Before the district opened an all-day preschool in the small town of Yampa, there wasn't an affordable day care program for this mostly working class community. When Peabody Energy, owner of Routt County's Twentymile Mine, went into bankruptcy and failed to pay property taxes, it would have been the first thing to go. But the school district hasn't let that happen.
Peabody Energy has reached a deal with regulators in several states over its outstanding cleanup obligations.
How we get electricity in the West is changing. Fast. New projections put 2016 as the biggest year ever for natural gas-fired power plants. But that’s just the beginning of the story.
Oil tycoon Harold Hamm told the Republican National Convention that Trump will make America energy independent.
A federal bankruptcy court judge gave Peabody Energy the go-ahead to pay nearly $30 million in property taxes in four states while the company makes its way through bankruptcy.