CASPER — Coal giant Contura Energy has yet to complete the purchase of two Wyoming mines from bankrupt operator Blackjewel, according to a quarterly report released Wednesday.

Despite promising to “reinstate immediately” 500 jobs at the idling Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines, the company has yet to reach a necessary agreement with the federal government and resuscitate the mines, fueling further ambiguity throughout Wyoming’s coal country.

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