Black Butte Mine aquifer tests move ahead

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has given Tintina Resources the go-ahead to dig four new deep wells to test the aquifer...

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Number of crude oil trains through county increases

Between 12 and 16 trains traveled through Lincoln County, each carrying more than 100 cars of Bakken crude oil, during a one-week span in...

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Guest opinion: Climate change is scientific reality

As scientists who have lived and worked in Montana, we understand the scientific principles demonstrating that human activity is rapidly...

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Hundreds comment on Black Butte mine proposal

For a relatively small project, a mining company’s proposal to dig a few test wells generated a significant number of public...

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DEQ: Water testing for copper mine will have no impacts

Proposed water testing for a planned copper mine near the headwaters of the Smith River would have no impacts on groundwater quality and...

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Plan to expand logging on grizzly, bull trout habitat near Whitefish in court

A state plan to expand logging on school trust lands would ruin crucial habitat for grizzly bears and bull trout near Whitefish, attorneys...

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Montana Crude Rail Routes Revealed

A dozen or more trains carrying crude oil from the Bakken region are moving across northern Montana every week, skirting the edge of...

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Groups challenge permit for Granstdale Addition subdivision

Three groups are challenging the Montana Department of Environmental Quality’s issuance of a groundwater discharge permit for a 181-lot...

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Colstrip is neither cheap nor reliable for Montanans

When your old car continues to break down, there comes a point when you decide to stop throwing money at it and invest in a newer, more...

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4,000 new clean energy jobs in Montana, report predicts

A new economic report commissioned by two conservation groups says Montana will support more than 4,000 clean energy jobs in the next two...

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