Wyomig coal

Stay Strong Wyoming

Home to more than 1.4 trillion tons of coal resources, Wyoming is coal country. Nationally, 30 states across the United States receive Wyoming coal. This coal powers our nation. Coal mining companies pay taxes and royalties to federal, state and local governments. In 2014, coal contributed more than $1 Billon in taxes to Wyoming. Coal industry jobs are among the best paying jobs in the state and each coal industry position generates three additional jobs in the state.