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Trapper Mining Co. provides Tri-State Generation and Transmission’s Craig Station with coal, both seen here by an aerial view on May 20. Trapper, an open-pit surface mine, produced 2.1 million tons of coal in 2009.

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Readying for Round 2

Brian Bevel, a coal miner on the long-wall bull gang at Twentymile Coal Co., has good reason to travel next week to Denver to testify before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission on Xcel Energy’s emissions reduction plan required by Colorado House Bill 10-1365.


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