Colstrip deal hailed as ‘significant victory’ for environment

Owners of southeastern Montana’s Colstrip coal-fired power plant will convert two of the four units to a nonliquid disposal system, which...

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Petitioners seek more disclosure on fracking chemicals

Landowners, environmentalists and health advocates petitioned Montana regulators on Tuesday to require companies to more fully divulge...

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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...

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Hole sale: Tintina tries to market a Montana copper deposit

Jerry Zieg stands on a concrete floor below a water-stained ceiling in a cavernous office building on White Sulphur Springs’ main...

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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...

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A big Northwest clean air victory: 2 old coal plants will be phased out

The phaseout of two old coal-burning power plants in Montana will reduce the Northwest’s carbon “footprint” by 5 million...

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Judge overturns DEQ permit on county subdivision

For the second time in little over a month, a state court has overturned a Montana Department of Environmental Quality’s wastewater...

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Settlement Over Colstrip Pollution Controls Delayed

It’ll take a little longer than expected to settle at least one lawsuit – perhaps two – involving the coal-fired power plants at...

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Montana governor unveils energy plan

HELENA — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock unveiled a blueprint Tuesday for what he calls a “balanced and responsible energy future”...

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PSC saved consumers $8 million with decision

Who should pay when a coal plant breaks down? That was the question before the Montana Public Service Commission recently after one of the...

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