North Dakota is one of the country’s top 10 coal producing states, mining approximately 30 million tons every year since 1988.

Four lignite mines in North Dakota and 1 lignite mine in eastern Montana help meet the energy needs of the Upper Midwest.


Beulah Mine

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Center Mine

Center Mine

Falkirk Mine

Falkirk Mine

Freedom Mine

Freedom Mine

Savage Mine

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Coyote Creek Mine

Coyote Creek Mine