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Corette power plant employees return as cleanup continues

Corette power plant employees return as cleanup continues

Employees of PPL Montana’s Corette power plant in Billings returned to work Wednesday as asbestos cleanup continues following the Feb. 3 rupture of a steam tube on the boiler.

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PPL agrees to upgrades if Corette plant doesn't close

PPL agrees to upgrades if Corette plant doesn't close

PPL Montana has agreed to install an estimated $10 million in new pollution controls at a Billings power plant if the company reverses its plan to close the facility in less than two years, state officials and company representatives said Monday.

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Corette plant closure adds more heat to Rehberg-Tester race

Corette plant closure adds more heat to Rehberg-Tester race

HELENA — In Montana’s hard-fought U.S. Senate race between Jon Tester and Denny Rehberg, the fate of a coal-fired power plant in Billings has become a flash point, with Rehberg blaming Tester and the Obama administration for the plant’s likely closure in 2015.

October 18, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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David Hoffman, director of external affairs for PPL Montana

David Hoffman, director of external affairs for PPL Montana

David Hoffman, director of external affairs for PPL Montana, left, listens to Big Sky EDA president Steve Arveschoug's introduction at a briefing Friday.

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Pete Simonich

Pete Simonich

Pete Simonich, the vice president and chief operating officer of PPL Montana speaks at a briefing session hosted by the Big Sky EDA on Friday.

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Pete Simonich and David Hoffman

Pete Simonich and David Hoffman

Pete Simonich, the vice president and chief operating officer of PPL Montana, and David Hoffman, the director of external affairs for the company, speak at a briefing session hosted by the Big Sky EDA on Friday.

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Olson given safety award

Olson given safety award

Tom Olson, manager of PPL Montana’s Corette power plant, received an Exemplary Leadership in Employee Safety and Health award from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. At Corette, PPL Montana’s first VPP Star-certified site, hazard control is excellent and employee injurie…

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Small fire reported at Corette power plant

A small fire at PPL Montana's Corette power plant had burned itself out even before Billings firefighters arrived at the plant Tuesday afternoon.

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Corette Power Plant

Corette Power Plant

A fire burns at PPL Montana's Corette Power Plant at 331 Charlene south of Interstate 90 Monday, May 31, 2010. (Courtesy photo)

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Corette Power Plant

Corette Power Plant

A fire burns at PPL Montana's Corette Power Plant at 331 Charlene south of Interstate 90 Monday, May 31, 2010. (Courtesy photo)

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Corette Power Plant

Corette Power Plant

A fire burns at PPL Montana's Corette Power Plant at 331 Charlene south of Interstate 90 Monday, May 31, 2010.

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Corette Power Plant

Corette Power Plant

A fire burns at PPL Montana's Corette Power Plant at 331 Charlene south of Interstate 90 Monday, May 31, 2010.

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Corette Power Plant

Corette Power Plant

A fire burns at PPL Montana's Corette Power Plant at 331 Charlene south of Interstate 90 Monday, May 31, 2010.

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Corette Power Plant

Corette Power Plant

A fire burns at PPL Montana's Corette Power Plant at 331 Charlene south of Interstate 90 Monday, May 31, 2010.

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Corette power plant

Corette power plant

Cyclists ride past the burning Corette power plant Monday evening. Sheriff's deputies evacuated the area around the plant except for the bike path. May 31, 2010.

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Corette power plant

Corette power plant

Smoke rolls from the Corette power plant on Charlene Street Monday evening. May 31, 2010.

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Corette plant fire causes $100,000 in damages

Corette plant fire causes $100,000 in damages

A fire broke out Monday evening at PPL Montana’s Corette power plant along the Yellowstone River near South 27th Street.

May 31, 2010 6:25 pm Photos

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