Industry Lobbyists in the 2011 Legislative Session

The 2011 Legislative Session was one of the worst for the environment in decades. Wonder why?  ...

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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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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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Beyond Coal: Showdown at Highwood

MEIC worked very hard to account for the true costs of the Highwood Generating Station....

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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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Down to Earth – November 2011

Click on the link below to download the November 2011 issue of Down to Earth. In this issue: Coal Mining Pollution Big Rigs to Move...

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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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