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U.S. taxpayers lose more than $1 billion with BLM OK of Peabody’s low-ball bid for Powder River Basin Coal

U.S. taxpayers lose more than $1 billion with BLM OK of Peabody’s low-ball bid for Powder River Basin Coal

“Competitive” bid process with only one company underscores deep flaws in BLM “giveaway” process; Approved price for U.S.-owned coal well under half of fair market value WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 29, 2012 U.S. taxpayers will lose an estimated $1.2 billion now that the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has reportedly accepted Thursday’s bid from […]

June 29, 2012 Read More →
IEEFA Report: Almost $30 Billion in Revenues Lost to Taxpayers by ‘Great Giveaway’ of Federally Owned Coal in Powder River Basin

IEEFA Report: Almost $30 Billion in Revenues Lost to Taxpayers by ‘Great Giveaway’ of Federally Owned Coal in Powder River Basin

Almost $30 billion in revenues lost to taxpayers by “giveaway” of federally owned coal in Powder River Basin (pdf) With almost no accountability, BLM failure created boom in electric power industry use of artificially cheap coal from Montana and Wyoming; Next major coal sale set for Thursday   WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 25, 2012 – […]

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Testimony of David A. Schlissel on behalf of joint intervenors, before the State of Indiana Utility Regulator Commission, Cause No. 43114 IGGC-8, June 21, 2012

Testimony of David A. Schlissel on behalf of joint intervenors, before the State of Indiana Utility Regulator Commission, Cause No. 43114 IGGC-8, June 21, 2012

Testimony of David A. Schlissel on behalf of joint intervenors, before the State of Indiana Utility Regulator Commission, Cause No. 43114 IGGC-8, June 21, 2012

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