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Local Reaction To Bowie Coal Mine Layoffs

Oct 30, 2014
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Laura Palmisano

Bowie Resource Partners laid off 150 people at its Bowie #2 mine near Paonia. 


Bowie Coal Mine In Colorado Lays Off 150 Workers

Oct 29, 2014
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NPS

Bowie Resource Partners says it has eliminated 150 jobs at the Bowie #2 coal mine near Paonia.

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It’s been a rough season for the coal mines of the North Fork Valley. Last week, Oxbow’s Elk Creek Mine in Somerset laid off another 115 workers, bringing the total number of jobs cut at that mine this fall to over 250.