Arch Coal's Thunder Basin Honored with Top Safety and Reclamation Awards in Wyoming
The 2015 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award was presented to Thunder Basin's Black Thunder mine for its strong reclamation management and for its innovative use of GIS to track, monitor and advance reclamation and bond release.
In addition to earning the top state environmental award, Black Thunder mine was recognized for achieving the best safety performance among large surface mines in
"These statewide awards recognize the men and women of Thunder Basin for their long-established and unwavering commitment to excellence in safe and responsible mining practices," said
Paul A. Lang, Arch's president and chief operating officer. "This exemplary performance showcases what can be achieved when sharp focus is placed on our core values of workplace safety and environmental care. We thank our employees for their significant contribution to our overall company record; for the pride they exhibit in their work each day; and for their ongoing emphasis on continuous improvement."
Notably, this year, Arch subsidiaries also received top state honors for outstanding mine safety and environmental performance in
Black Thunder and