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Clean Energy

Guest opinion: Cleaner electricity generators must replace coal

In his Feb. 26 guest opinion, John Roeber praises Montana’s history of “balancing” our love of the land with our extraction of mineral riches. He writes, “That balance is our ‘third way,’ where extremist positions take a back seat to pragmatism.”

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Travel and Leisure: Can your business trip be green? You bet, and here's how

Businesses will spend close to $300 billion on travel this year. That’s a lot of jet fuel, hotel sheets to wash, and the list goes on. The challenge: How do we travel as economically as possible, meet our goals, and at the same time, reduce our environmental impact. Is that possible? Absolutely.

July 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Wind tax credit unlikely to affect Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Many in the nation's wind industry survived a major scare with the recent one-year extension of the federal Wind Production Tax Credit. However, a Wyoming wind energy lobbyist and representatives of wind energy companies active in the state say extending the measure will do li…

January 13, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Guest Opinion: End oil addiction, invest in clean energy

Most Americans would agree that now more than ever we need to wisely invest our limited fiscal resources, to move quickly toward clean, renewable energy sources that will never run out, will not pollute or endanger our health, and will not ruin our water, our air or our precious ecosystems, …

July 10, 2010 12:05 amLoading…

State missing opportunity for clean energy jobs

During the recent economic downturn, Montana’s wind industry has been a welcome bright spot, creating jobs, revenues for landowners, and supporting county and state treasuries.

June 26, 2010 12:10 amLoading…

Opponents of clean energy show they’re irrational

It is extremely important that Sen. Jon Tester and Sen. Max Baucus vote for the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act in the U. S. Senate. It is legislation that is good for our country because it promotes clean new jobs and the use of clean energy.

November 16, 2009 12:00 am Related

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Montana should take lead in clean energy

Several times every summer as I was growing up, my dad would bring my brother, sister and me camping. We stuffed everything we needed into our backpacks, drove into the Beartooths and began our long trek up the mountain. We had wonderful adventures: sliding down snowdrifts in July, swimming …

August 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Burning more coal isn’t clean energy

The time is now to pass strong clean-energy jobs legislation that will jump-start our economy and lay the groundwork for America to be competitive in the 21st century. The combined economic and climate crises require urgent action, and Americans continue to support Obama's campaign vision fo…

August 10, 2009 12:00 am Related

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