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Crow Tribe wins BIA approval for coal development agreement

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a coal development agreement for the Crow Tribe of Montana.

The tribe is working with Cloud Peak Energy to extract coal from the reservation. The deposit is estimated to contain 1.4 billion tons.

"The tribe's large coal resources offer significant potential for good-paying jobs and a diversified source of revenue for essential Tribal Government services," Chairman Darrin Old Coyote said in a press release.

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