Discrimination Against Net Metering Customers

UPDATE: SB 7 passed the legislature, but was vetoed by Governor Bullock. Montanans deserve the freedom to make their own energy choices....

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Ensure Reasonable Cost Recovery By Utilities

HB 193 would ensure NorthWestern Energy and Montana Dakota Utilities are treated the same before the Public Service Commission when...

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Eliminating Protection for Public Health and Safety

SB 337 would eliminate the Montana Board of Environmental Review. The BER has oversight authority over the Department of Environmental...

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Colstrip Remediation Plan Requirement

SB 339 is a consensus bill developed by the Senate Natural Resources committee that would require the Colstrip owners to file a remediation...

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Slamming the Door on Clean Energy Development

SB 338 (Sen. Duane Ankney, R-Colstrip)is disguised as a pro-worker bill and pro-Colstrip community bill, but it is anything but those...

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Wind Project Bonding and Decommissioning

HB 216 would be the first time bonding and decommissioning plans are required for wind development in Montana. Projects would be...

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Repeal of Community Renewable Energy Projects

UPDATE (4-10-17): SB 32 passed the legislature. Governor Bullock vetoed the bill. SB 32 would prevent jobs and new clean energy in Montana...

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Arbitrarily Extending State Land Coal Leases

SB 235 would allow the Montana Land Board to extend the date for coal leases beyond their traditional 10-year term if the Board finds that...

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Artificially Limit Clean Energy Development

SB 102 would place a 20-year maximum on contracts for wind and solar projects trying to utilize a federal law that encourages alternative...

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Direct the DEQ to Assume the Dredge and Fill Program

This bill would require the Montana Department of Environmental Quality to assume the responsibilities of the 404 permitting program, which...

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