Emery County

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Emery County, Utah

95 E Main
Castle Dale, UT 84513
Phone: (435) 381-5106
Fax: (435) 381-5183
www.co.emery.ut.us

In east-central UT; organized Feb 12, 1880 (prior to statehood) from Sanpete and Sevier counties. Name Origin: For George W. Emery, a territorial governor (1875-80)

Area (sq mi):: 4461.54 (land 4451.85; water 9.69) Population per square mile: 2.40
Population 2005: 10,711 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 5.10% Population 2000: 10,860 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 30.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,243; median household $39,850; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,987-$19,098
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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At its Rhino Western operation in Emery County, Utah, meanwhile, Rhino said its Castle Valley operation "performed well during the quarter providing positive cash flow, which we expect to continue for the remainder of the year."
Reportedly, Exxon Mobil's XTO Energy, ConocoPhillips and Anardako Petroleum all operate active wells in Emery County, Utah where the majority of production is natural gas.
MINE SAFETY and Health Administration (MSHA) in July fined the operator of the Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah, $1,340,000 for violations that directly contributed to the deaths of six miners last year.
Rhino's Castle Valley underground mine in Emery County, Utah, also enjoyed a good first quarter, as coal revenue per ton increased to $38.09 compared to $36.90 in the year-ago period.
When complete, the documentary will tell the story of the Wilberg mine in Emery County, Utah, where 27 workers lost their lives on December 19, 1984, following a fire that was caused by a faulty air compressor allowed to operate in a non-fireproof area.
PacifiCorp, one of the largest electric utilities in the western U.S., has mounted a strong defense at the Utah Public Service Commission in support of a long-term contract issued to Kentucky-based Bowie Resources to supply steam coal to the utility's 895megawatt Huntington power plant in Emery County, Utah.