“The fact that the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality placed 12 conditions on the permit is an indication that the Brook Mine permit is inadequate and incomplete. Currently, we are reviewing all of the conditions to make sure that the permit will protect the health and safety of the Tongue River Valley and its inhabitants.”  – Marcia Westkott, Chair, Powder River Basin Resource Council

“We’re disappointed that the permit has been issued, but we hope that the numerous conditions will protect our health, water, safety, and property. We also hope that Ramaco is going to be a good neighbor, that they listen to and respect the neighboring landowners.” – Anton Bocek, nearest landowner to the mine boundary