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The chairman of Montana's Crow Indians and state Attorney General Tim Fox want the coal-dependent tribe exempted from the Obama administration's pending climate plan.
HELENA — Montana energy interests, environmentalists and others this week weighed in on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules to limit carbon emissions at existing power plants, raising scores of questions about the rules’ workability.
Wyoming utilities will need to prematurely shutter four coal-fired power plants to meet the requirements of the Obama administration's proposal to curb carbon dioxide emissions, the chairman of the Wyoming Public Service Commission argued in recent comments submitted to the U.S. Environmenta…
CASPER, Wyo. — Five Wyoming counties could exceed a new standard for atmospheric ozone proposed but not yet implemented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, recent air pollution monitoring shows.
FRENCHTOWN — A path toward cleaning up toxic waste at the former Frenchtown pulp mill site could become clear this week, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency completes initial negotiations with the parties involved.
In Montana, we know innovation. Our state is home to historic feats of engineering like the Going to the Sun Road and the Fort Peck Dam. These days Montana engineers are hard at work solving new challenges, like harnessing new energy sources and leading the way in high-tech industries.
If you want to see a real “all of the above” energy policy, take a look at the five scenarios the Montana Department of Environmental Quality has put out for discussion.
The EPA’s new “Clean Power Rule” would impose new limits on carbon emissions that would devastate our coal industry. As a result, these rules will increase energy costs, hamstring job creation and economic growth and reduce the amount of revenue available for Montana’s infrastructure and sch…
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming water regulators are preparing for what they say will be a vague regulatory climate upon the passage of the Environmental Protection Agency’s "Waters of the U.S." rule.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming is asking a federal appeals court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s determination that Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally Indian Country.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority opens a two-day conference in Jackson Tuesday, when a series of speakers will address coal exports, the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed regulations on power plants and sage grouse, among other topics.
HELENA – The Bullock administration Friday outlined five possible “scenarios” Montana could follow to comply with proposed federal rules to reduce greenhouse gases.
MISSOULA — Flush a toilet in Butte, and the water is treated before it ends up in Silver Bow Creek. But raindrops and melted snowflakes trickle in untreated — and all that water picks up sediment, heavy metals and mine waste along the way.
Yellowstone county officials are rolling out the welcome mat for the developers of a proposed $500 million oil refinery being considered for the Billings area.
DENVER — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.
Since late 2013, crews have been digging and moving more than 160,000 cubic yards of soil, transforming a 66-acre lot behind Steak and Shake into a stormwater processing facility.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming officials no longer plan to allow an energy company to preview two draft reports on possible causes of groundwater pollution in the Pavillion area before allowing the public to see those documents.
CASPER, Wyo. — The four-engine drone of the B-24 Liberator has long since faded at Casper/Natrona County International Airport.
Montanans are gearing up for the latest round in the coal wars, with industry supporters trying to protect jobs while environmentalists seek a shift to renewable energy.
If you live in Montana, there’s a very good chance you are like me and love being outside to enjoy the beauty our great state has to offer. In fact, according to The Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research, nearly three-fourths of Montana residents vacation within the state, many of wh…