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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Montana Water Pollution Limits Approved by EPA

January 10, 2012 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Montana’s plan to phase in strict...

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EPA: Power plants main global warming culprits – Colstrip Plant Among Top Sources in U.S.

January 11, 2012 WASHINGTON — The most detailed data yet on emissions of heat-trapping gases show that U.S. power plants, including...

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Megaloads return to district court on Friday

What could be the final courtroom salvo in the big rig saga involving Imperial Oil/Exxon Mobil is set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday in...

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Power companies: EPA rules would increase costs for some customers

HELENA – Power companies told state regulators Tuesday that new federal pollution rules for coal-fired power plants are sure to raise...

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Battle Over Mont. Transmission Line Stymies Wind Development

BOULDER, Mont. — Marie Garrison says her family has done its part to support electricity development in rural Montana. Garrison, a...

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Oil Spill In The Yellowstone River

When it comes to nature and America, you don’t get bigger names than Yellowstone. Friday night, near Billings, Montana, an Exxon-Mobil...

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Schweitzer lets Montana Environmental Policy Act overhaul become law

May 12, 2011 HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer on Thursday let a controversial bill become law despite warnings from critics saying it...

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Schweitzer Veto’s Cyanide Mining Bill

April 13, 2011 HELENA — In vintage political theater in front of Montana’s Capitol, Gov. Brian Schweitzer wielded three red-hot...

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Natural Disaster: Republican legislators wage war on Montana’s environmental laws

February 17, 2011 Anne Hedges has lobbied the Montana Legislature on behalf of the Montana Environmental Information Center (MEIC) since...

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