MISSOULA — President Barack Obama on Tuesday outlined his plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare the nation for a future of stronger weather stirred by warming temperatures.
A settlement of air quality violations with PPL Montana will reduce sulfur dioxide pollution in the Billings area, Montana Department of Environmental Quality officials said Monday.
Business has been better for Montana coal. Demand for Montana coal is softening for various reasons resulting in mine layoffs.
HELENA -- PPL Montana sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to prevent the federal agency from releasing data about its Colstrip power plant to two environmental groups that want to know what upgrades the 1970s-era coal-fired plant has undergone.
HELENA — A spokesman for power-generator PPL Montana said Thursday it’s time for the state to admit defeat in its lengthy effort to collect rent from PPL for its hydropower dams, and put an end to the eight-year-old legal case.
HELENA — Various businesses, trade associations, unions, advocacy groups and government agencies spent $5.7 million seeking to influence the 2011 Montana Legislature, reports filed with the state political practices commissioner’s office show.
HELENA — The Montana Farm Bureau Federation, a water-users group and a Libertarian think tank are among those asking the U.S. Supreme Court to accept the appeal of PPL Montana, which wants the nation’s high court to overturn a state court ruling that says PPL owes Montana millions of dollars…