Delta County en Major Layoffs at Oxbow Coal Mine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two weeks ago, the coal mine near </span>Paonia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> owned by billionaire Bill Koch laid off more than half of its employees. The Koch owned Oxbow Mining company hopes to expand operations again in the future and rehire some of the workers. &nbsp;In the meantime the layoffs are creating hardships for a number of communities.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:47:51 +0000 Elise Thatcher 8873 at Major Layoffs at Oxbow Coal Mine