Powder River Basin Overview
Powder River Basin includes 466 nearby coal leases—130 authorized, 6 pending, and 322 closed.
- Located in Powder River Basin.
- 130 leases are authorized
- 6 leases are pending
- 322 leases are closed
- 8 leases are expired
in Powder River Basin
- 466 Total
- 130 Authorized
- 6 Pending
- 322 Closed
- 8 Expired
Coal Lease News From The Coal Fields™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and coal leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.