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The anticipated $100 million it will cost each year to reduce coal dust on shipments of Wyoming coal out of the Powder River Basin is causing friction between the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. and some public utilities.
But industry officials say additional coal dust suppression measures may be required, costing millions more.
Possible solutions include covering cars, applying a latex coating, or filling cars with less coal.
American Public Power Association estimates whatever method is chosen will add $100 million annually to the cost of shipping coal out of the Powder River Basin.