Coal supply issue – news

Closures, more volume declines hitting Powder River Basin coal region in U.S., S&P Global Market Intelligence, February 9, 2021. Production in the country’s largest coal-producing basin fell 22 percent in 2020, and two of the region’s largest producers indicate that 2021 may not be much better.

Judge orders US officials to weigh coal mine’s climate costs, AP News, February 4, 2021. A U.S. district court in Montana rules that the Interior Department’s approval of the Spring Creek mine expansion in Montana failed to take into account the social costs of carbon.