Case
File Name: In Re Contura Coal West, LLC PT0214
EQC Docket Number: 18-4803
Date Opened: 11/19/2018
AG Attorney: James Kaste
Prevailing Party:
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Date File Closed:
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City: Gillette
County: Campbell
DEQ File Number: Permit 215
Division: Land Quality
Case type: Non-Permit Holder Appeal
Hearing Examiner: Office of Administrative Hearings
Summary: The PRBRC requested an informal conference regarding a permit amendment/transfer. The request was denied by DEQ. PRBRC than appealed the action of the department regarding the transfer and bonding.
Hearing
TitleWhenLocation
Scheduling Conference1/14/2019 1:30:00 PMBoard of Equalization Board Room, 1st Floor Hathaway, 2300 Capitol Ave, Cheyenne
Prehearing5/9/2019 10:00:00 AMBOE Board Room, 2300 Capitol Ave., Room 121, Cheyenne, WY.
Meeting for Deliberation on Contura transfer of permits7/10/2019 9:00:00 AMBoard of Equalization, Board Room, 2300 Capitol Ave. Cheyenne WY 82009.

Documents

 ViewDateTitleFiled ByDocument TypeStatus
11/19/2018Petition for HearingJim RubyPleadingAccepted
11/19/2018Petition Exhibit 1Jim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
11/19/2018Petition Exhibit 2Jim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
11/19/2018Petition Exhibit 3Jim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
11/19/2018Petition Exhibit 4Jim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
11/19/2018Petition Exhibit 5Jim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
11/19/2018Petition Exhibit 6Jim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
11/19/2018Petition Exhibit 7Jim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
11/19/2018Petition Exhibit 8Jim RubyPleading ExhibitAccepted
11/28/2018Entry of AppearanceJames KastePleadingAccepted
11/28/2018James Kaste agreed to receive service by emailJames KasteEmail Service AgreementAccepted
11/28/2018Shannon Anderson agreed to receive service by emailShannon AndersonEmail Service AgreementAccepted
12/13/2018Entry of Appearance for S. Thomas ThroneJoe GirardinPleadingAccepted
12/13/2018Entry of Appearance for Jeffrey PopeJoe GirardinPleadingAccepted
12/13/2018Entry of Appearance for Jenifer ScogginJoe GirardinPleadingAccepted
12/13/2018S Thomas Throne agreed to receive service by emailS Thomas ThroneEmail Service AgreementAccepted
12/14/2018Order for Scheduling ConferenceJim RubyOrderAccepted
12/14/2018Jeffrey Pope agreed to receive service by emailJeffrey PopeEmail Service AgreementAccepted
12/14/2018Jenifer Scoggin agreed to receive service by emailJenifer ScogginEmail Service AgreementAccepted
12/18/2018Notice of Intent to Attend Prehearing Conference in PersonJames KastePleadingAccepted
12/18/2018Notice to attend pre-hearing conference by phoneShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
1/2/2019Notice to Attend the Pre-hearing Conference by PhoneS Thomas ThronePleadingAccepted
1/7/2019EOAS Thomas ThronePleadingAccepted
1/15/2019Scheduling Order and Order of Consolidation(Removed)Jim RubyOrderRemoved
1/15/2019Order of Schedule and Order of ConsolididationJim RubyOrderAccepted
1/30/2019Transcript January 14 telephonic hearingJim RubyTranscriptAccepted
2/21/2019MOTION TO VOLUNTARILY DISMISS PORTIONS OF PETITIONS Shannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
2/21/2019Amended Petition - Permit RenewalShannon AndersonPleading ExhibitAccepted
2/21/2019Amended Petition - Permit TransferShannon AndersonPleading ExhibitAccepted
2/21/2019Proposed OrderShannon AndersonPleading ExhibitAccepted
2/21/2019Order setting Prehearing Conference and Setting Hearing(Removed)Joe GirardinOrderRemoved
2/22/2019Order setting Prehearing Conference and Setting HearingJoe GirardinOrderAccepted
2/28/2019Entry of Appearance of Isaac N. SutphinJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
2/28/20192019-02-28 Motion to Withdraw as Counsel (JEScoggin)Jeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
3/1/2019Contura's Unopposed Motion for Entry of Stipulated Protective OrderJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
3/1/2019Draft Stipulated Protective OrderJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
3/5/2019Unopposed Motion to Extend Deadline to Disclose Expert WitnessesJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
3/5/2019Order Granting Unopposed Motion to Extend Deadline to Disclose Expert WitnessesJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
3/19/2019Protective OrderJim RubyOrderAccepted
3/19/2019Stipulated Protective Order(Removed)Joe GirardinOrderRemoved
4/2/2019Order Granting Motion to Withdraw as CouncilJoe GirardinOrderAccepted
4/10/2019Amended Order setting Prehearing Conference and Setting Hearing(Removed)Joe GirardinOrderRemoved
4/10/2019Certificate of Service(Removed)Joe GirardinCertificate of ServiceRemoved
4/12/2019PRBRC Designation of WitnessesShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
4/15/2019Department of Environmental Quality's Designation of WitnessesJames KastePleadingAccepted
4/15/2019Blackjewel, LLC's Designation of WitnessesS Thomas ThronePleadingAccepted
4/15/2019Blackjewel, LLC's Designation of Witnesses(Removed)S Thomas ThronePleadingRemoved
4/15/2019Contura Coal West, LLC's WitnesJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
4/15/2019Contura Coal West, LLC Motion in Limine to Exclude Testimony About Land Appraisal and Land ValuationJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
4/15/2019Exhibit 1Jeffrey PopePleading ExhibitAccepted
4/15/2019Exhibit 2Jeffrey PopePleading ExhibitAccepted
4/15/2019Exhibit 3Jeffrey PopePleading ExhibitAccepted
4/15/2019Exhibit 4Jeffrey PopePleading ExhibitAccepted
4/15/2019Contura Coal West, LLC's Motion in Limine to Exclude Testimony about Alleged Willful Violations of Environmental LawsJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
4/15/2019Exhibit 1 to Motion in Limine to Exclude TestimonyJeffrey PopePleading ExhibitAccepted
4/23/2019Response to Motion in Limine re violationsShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
4/23/2019Response to Motion in Limine re land valueShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
4/23/2019Eric Frye agreed to receive service by emailEric FryeEmail Service AgreementAccepted
4/24/2019Motion to Withdraw as Counsel (S. Throne)S Thomas ThronePleadingAccepted
4/24/2019Notice of AppearanceEric FryePleadingAccepted
5/5/2019Designation of ExhibitsShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
5/6/2019Amended Order setting Prehearing Conference and Setting HearingJoe GirardinOrderAccepted
5/6/2019Certificate of Service(Removed)Joe GirardinCertificate of ServiceRemoved
5/7/2019Department of Environmental Quality's Trial BriefJames KastePleadingAccepted
5/7/2019Department of Environmental Quality's Prehearing Disclosure StatementJames KastePleadingAccepted
5/8/2019Blackjewel L.L.C. Prehearing disclosure and exhibit designationEric FryePleadingAccepted
5/8/2019Motion to Withdraw as CounselJason WasserburgerPleadingAccepted
5/8/2019Contura Coal West, LLC's Disclosure StatementJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
5/8/2019Pre-hearing disclosure statementShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
5/8/2019Department of Environmental Quality's Notice of Supplemental ExhibitJames KastePleadingAccepted
5/8/2019Contura Coal West, LLC's Errata Disclosure StatementJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
5/8/2019Jason Wasserburger agreed to receive service by emailJason WasserburgerEmail Service AgreementAccepted
5/10/2019PRBRC Trial BriefShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
5/13/2019Contura Coal West LLC's Trial BriefJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
5/14/2019Order granting motion to dismiss portions of petitionJim RubyOrderAccepted
5/14/2019Order Granting motion to WithdrawJim RubyOrderAccepted
5/14/2019Order from Prehearing ConferenceJim RubyOrderAccepted
5/14/2019Certificate of Service(Removed)Jim RubyCertificate of ServiceRemoved
5/14/2019Certificate of Service(Removed)Jim RubyCertificate of ServiceRemoved
5/14/2019Certificate of Service(Removed)Jim RubyCertificate of ServiceRemoved
5/15/2019Chapter 11 Financial AssuranceJim RubyCommentsAccepted
5/15/2019Chapter 11 Self Bonding newJim RubyCommentsAccepted
5/15/2019Chapter 11 Self Bonding OldJim RubyCommentsAccepted
6/17/2019Transcript Volume 1Jim RubyTranscriptAccepted
6/17/2019Transcript Volume IIJim RubyTranscriptAccepted
6/21/2019Proposed FIndings of Fact and Conclusions of Law - BlackjewelEric FryePleadingAccepted
6/21/2019PRBRC Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of LawShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
6/21/2019Contura Coal West, LLC's Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Jeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
6/21/2019Department of Environmental Quality's Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of LawJames KastePleadingAccepted
6/26/2019PRBRC Proposed findings of fact concerning issue raised in 18-4805Jim RubyPleadingAccepted
7/1/2019Order for Memorandum regarding bankruptcy filing effectJim RubyOrderAccepted
7/1/2019PRBRC reply to other parties proposed findingsShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
7/1/2019Department of Environmental Quality's Reply to PRBRC's Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of LawJames KastePleadingAccepted
7/1/2019Contura's Response to Powder River Basin Resource Council's Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of LawJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted
7/1/2019Response to PRBRC's Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of LawEric FryePleadingAccepted
7/1/2019Certificate of Service(Removed)Jim RubyCertificate of ServiceRemoved
7/5/2019PRBRC memo on bankruptcy stayShannon AndersonPleadingAccepted
7/5/2019Department of Environmental Quality's Memorandum on the Applicability of the Automatic Stay to These ProceedingsJames KastePleadingAccepted
7/5/2019Contura Coal West's Brief on Applicability of Automatic StayJeffrey PopePleadingAccepted

Exhibits

 ViewDateTitleFiled ByDocument TypeStatus
1/15/2019DEQ01James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
1/15/2019DEQ02James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
1/15/2019DEQ03James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/5/2019PRB0001(Removed)Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0001Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/6/2019PRB0002Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/6/2019PRB0003Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0004Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/6/2019PRB0005Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/6/2019PRB0006Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0007Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0008Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/6/2019PRB0009Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0010Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/6/2019PRB0011Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0012Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0013Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0014Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0015Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0016Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/6/2019PRB0017Shannon AndersonFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/7/2019DEQ0004James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0005James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0006James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0007James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0008James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0009James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0010James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0011James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0012James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0013James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/7/2019DEQ0014James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019BJW 0001Eric FryeFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019CCW0001Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitReceived but Sealed
5/8/2019CCW0002(Removed)Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitDisabled
5/8/2019CCW0003Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019CCW0004Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019CCW0005Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019CCW0006Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019CCW0007Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019CCW0008Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019CCW0009Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019DEQ0015James KasteFinal ExhibitEnabled
5/8/2019CCW0002Jeffrey PopeFinal ExhibitReceived but Sealed

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