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BREAKING: Coalition Seeks Greater Public Access to Information About Chemicals Used in Fracking

Conservation groups, landowners, and public health advocates file petition to reform Montana’s fracking chemical disclosure rule

Billings, MT – Today a coalition of conservation groups, landowners, and public health advocates petitioned the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation to provide broader public disclosure of information about the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

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After Decades of Polluting Water, Colstrip Plant to Address Leaking Coal Ash Ponds

Victory: As part of settlement, power plant will move to safer dry disposal for millions of tons of toxic waste

Billings, MT — Decades after water contamination problems first started at the Colstrip coal-fired power plant, an agreement filed in court today between conservation groups and the facility’s owners will result in far safer disposal of millions of tons of toxic coal ash waste generated by burning coal at the plant.

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