Report: Montana falling behind nation in transition to renewable energy sources

While Montana’s congressional delegation hailed passage of a bill to extend the license for a hydropower dam on the Rocky Mountain Front...

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Montana’s Transmission System Ready For New Wind Energy, Report Says

Montana could play a significant role in meeting the demand for renewable energy in the Pacific Northwest, according to a new study from...

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Conservation groups launch Smith River social media campaign

Two Montana conservation groups this week launched a social media campaign to protect the Smith River, which they say is threatened by a...

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Proposed mining activities prompt campaign highlighting Smith River

Proposed mining activities at the headwaters of Montana’s Smith River have prompted the release of a video and social media campaign...

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Keystone XL: Montana Approves Easements Allowing Pipeline To Cross State Land

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana on Monday approved easements to let the Keystone XL pipeline cross state-owned land, including the Missouri...

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Warning: Colstrip Coal-Fired Energy Plant Dodging Pollution Laws

HELENA — Twenty years of alterations made behind closed doors at the Colstrip coal-fired energy plant at Colstrip could potentially...

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Report details economic boost from Otter Creek coal, attracts criticism

HELENA – The proposed Otter Creek coal mine in southeastern Montana, once operating, would create a $200 million-a-year positive economic...

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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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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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