SJ 005 - A Study on the Phase Out of Coal

Sen. Mike Phillips, (D-Bozeman), SD 31

Representative Mike PhillipsThis resolution would request an interim study to investigate the mining and burning of coal in Montana and any consequences of significant reductions in coal mining and usage. Burning of coal is a significant source of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. Clean energy is becoming more affordable across the world, and in many cases has become cheaper than coal-fired power.

MEIC's Position: Support | Current bill status: Passed House and Senate. Does not require Governor's action. | Official legislative site

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