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As coal crumbles COVID-19 piles on

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Rockies Today

April 24 · Issue #111 · View online
The big stories up and down the Rocky Mountains, curated by Mountain West News

As coal crumbles COVID-19 piles on
Coal crunch, COVID-19 wipe out 300 mining jobs in one day Coal crunch, COVID-19 wipe out 300 mining jobs in one day
300 workers laid off at three Powder River Basin mines
Layoffs in PRB arrive with production down 20% from 2019
Arch Coal asks for volunteers to take unpaid leave
Keystone XL ruling has all pipelines paused
U.S. delays oil pipeline approvals after environmental ruling U.S. delays oil pipeline approvals after environmental ruling
More oil and gas news:
The pandemic is battering oil-state economies
As BLM expedites oil and gas drilling permits, many go unused, watchdog finds
A Western Slope community wants to move beyond its coal legacy. The Trump Administration wants 'energy dominance.'
Bankruptcy looms over U.S. energy industry, from oil fields to pipelines
COVID-19 mitigation efforts result in the lowest U.S. petroleum consumption in decades
Alberta public pension manager loses big in oilpatch investments
Lawsuit filed to stop Idaho-Wyoming natural gas pipeline
Testing, testing
Utah and New Mexico lead the region in COVID-19 testing. Here's how they've done it. Utah and New Mexico lead the region in COVID-19 testing. Here's how they've done it.
Why Colorado can’t get enough coronavirus tests—and why it’s starting to reopen anyway
As Montana prepares to reopen, state lacks local COVID-19 testing data
Idaho testing numbers take huge single-day jump
Wyoming receives more coronavirus testing supplies, can process broader pool of samples
Antibody tests are critical to re-opening the West—if used correctly
Maybe next summer
Montana tourism offers a rain check, surveys the damage, and looks to brighter days Montana tourism offers a rain check, surveys the damage, and looks to brighter days
Colorado counties try different ways to tell visitors the same thing: please stay away
Recreation counties see threats to their hospitals during the epidemic
Jackson, whole: Community persists with an uncertain future
What else we're reading today
U.S. position on tribal relief funds sets up court battle
Record unemployment is leading to unprecedented food insecurity in Colorado
Colorado unveils ‘ambitious’ roadmap to move to electric vehicles
Community solar: A ray of hope in the gloom?
SCOTUS Clean Water Act test ‘devastating’ for industry
Amidst North Dakota’s fracking boom, people keep disappearing
The fire we need
Appreciative neighbors howl for health care workers in Missoula
Rockies Today is edited by Matthew Frank, fellow in regional journalism at the O’Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West at the University of Montana. 
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