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Officials of Peabody Energy announced this week they would go forward this summer with a $200 million project to move Twentymile Mine to the new Sage Creek Portal west of Steamboat Springs. Peabody officials say they employ more than 350 people in Routt County.

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Peabody Energy gives OK to Sage Creek

Coal contracts are likely to secure hundreds of jobs in Routt County

Peabody Energy ann­ounced this week that it will go forward this summer with plans to move its underground longwall coal mining operation a few miles from its present location in western Routt County to the new Twentymile Sage Creek portal.


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