Powder River Basin Overview
Powder River Basin includes 468 nearby coal leases—131 authorized, 6 pending, and 323 closed.
- Located in Powder River Basin.
- 131 leases are authorized
- 6 leases are pending
- 323 leases are closed
- 8 leases are expired
in Powder River Basin
- 468 Total
- 131 Authorized
- 6 Pending
- 323 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.