The Global West

Thompson, Jonathan
July 2011
High Country News;7/25/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p12
The article focuses on the mining conditions in the western region of the U.S. It mentions the countries that have made mining investments in the Niobrara Formation in Wyoming including China, Japan, India, and Russia and cites their contribution to the state's economy. Meanwhile, it denotes the increasing demand of coal in China for energy use. The condition of molybdenum mine in Colorado is also mentioned.


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