The pessimists are right for now: The Heath oil play cutting a swath across Central Montana is no match for the Bakken.
CODY, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said the state must act now to craft a plan to develop its energy resources, and that a wide range of interests must be involved if a plan is to survive into the future.
WASHINGTON — Plant growth that had been spurred by global warming has reversed, despite temperatures that continue to rise.
HELENA - Gov. Brian Schweitzer on Wednesday signed into law a much-amended bill that lays the groundwork for underground storage of carbon dioxide in Montana.
HELENA - A Republican state senator's bill on storing carbon-dioxide in Montana has emerged as the compromise vehicle on the thorny issue, with the long-range goal of developing Montana coal despite global-warming concerns.
A $245 million climate-change initiative being pursued by officials in the U.S. and Canada could create North America's first large-scale project for storing greenhouse gases.
Sen. Keith Bales of Otter
HELENA - The Schweitzer administration is supporting a new bill to create rules on storing carbon dioxide underground in Montana - and legislative Republicans are preparing their own approach.
Rep. Mike Phillips, D-Bozeman