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1016 E. Owens Avenue
PO Box 2277
Bismarck, ND 58502
Phone: (701) 258-7117
Toll Free: 1-800-932-7117
Fax: (701) 258-2755
The Coyote Creek Mine started selling coal to the Coyote Creek Station in June of 2016. Mining is expected to take place at the new mine until 2040. It’s the first major new mine to be permitted since the 1970s.