Groups ask EPA for stricter emissions control

HELENA — Environmental groups and public health advocates on Tuesday urged the federal Environmental Protection Agency to require...

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State senator lobbies in Washington on oil, natural gas issues

April 26, 2012 WASHINGTON — Montana state Sen. Alan Olson was on Capitol Hill this week to lobby lawmakers on issues critical to the oil...

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PPL Montana sues EPA to keep power plant’s upgrades secret

April 24, 2012 HELENA — PPL Montana sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to prevent the federal agency from releasing data...

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WA Utility Urged to Break MT Coal Connection

April 23, 2012 SEATTLE – A new coalition considers Puget Sound Energy (PSE) a utility company with a split personality. On one hand,...

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MEIC Lawsuit a “last resort” to get DEQ to protect water

April 18, 2012 HELENA — Two conservation groups representing citizens and landowners in southeastern Montana filed a lawsuit Tuesday...

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Flathead Lake Biological Station Researchers Honored for Conservation Work

A pair of researchers at the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station received top honors this week for their...

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MEIC Files Suit on coal Ash

Today MEIC and a coalition public health groups have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in DC to force the U.S. Environmental...

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Oil, gas inspections set to improve

April 4, 2012 The Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation plans to improve its inspections and enforcement of industry operators, which...

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District judge sends Kearl megaloads back to MDT for environmental review

MISSOULA — A judge has ruled the Montana Department of Transportation must do a more extensive environmental review before allowing...

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Judge rejects challenge to Otter Creek coal lease

February 8, 2012 A judge has rejected a lawsuit challenging the state Land Board’s lease of 587 million tons of publicly owned coal...

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