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Wyoming says EPA carbon rules missing information, violate law

CASPER, Wyo. — The Environmental Protection Agency didn’t comply with federal rule-making procedure when it omitted technical information in its proposal to limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael and 12 of his counterparts from oth…

August 31, 2014 7:00 amLoading…
EPA to open environmental crimes office in N.D.

EPA to open environmental crimes office in N.D.

BISMARCK, N.D. — For the first time and because of environmental issues in the Bakken oil fields, an office of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Criminal Investigation Division will open in North Dakota.

August 22, 2014 5:09 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: New rules would keep clean Montana water flowing

Water is the lifeblood of Montana.

August 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

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.

July 29, 2014 1:30 amLoading…
Groups gearing up for newest coal fight

Groups gearing up for newest coal fight

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.

July 20, 2014 4:00 am Photos

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EPA waters redefinition causes uncertainty at the state level

CASPER, Wyo. — The Environmental Protection Agency rule that would redefine waters protected under the Clean Water Act appears relatively simple on the surface, but a shift in the rule’s definitions could greatly affect the implementation of the rule at the state and local levels.

July 05, 2014 4:51 pmLoading…

EPA waters redefinition causes uncertainty at the state level

The Environmental Protection Agency rule that would redefine waters protected under the Clean Water Act appears relatively simple on the surface, but a shift in the rule’s definitions could greatly affect the implementation of the rule at the state and local levels.

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Guest opinion: Chamber's numbers don't make a case against EPA rule

Glenn Oppel’s attack on the new EPA carbon standards for existing power plants in the June 10 Gazette does a serious disservice both to the facts and to intelligent public discussion of this important initiative to combat climate change.

June 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

GOP governors: EPA carbon dioxide rules job killer

HOUSTON — Republican governors from oil-and-gas-rich states said Monday that new federal rules designed to cut global warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030 will kill jobs and growth.

June 16, 2014 2:50 pmLoading…

Western governors' views on proposed EPA rules

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Ten western governors met Tuesday with Gina McCarthy, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, to talk about cleaner power plant rules proposed by the Obama administration — including cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from coal. A sampling of what some gove…

June 10, 2014 3:24 pmLoading…
Montana Energy Quarterly: Union workers worry as EPA prepares to regulate carbon emissions

Montana Energy Quarterly: Union workers worry as EPA prepares to regulate carbon emissions

The J.E. Corette coal-fired power plant is back in operation with the completion of repairs to fix a burst steam tube that forced a plant shutdown last February.

June 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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ATP email 3

A recent email sent by the American Tradition Partnership on the subject of EPA regulations

April 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming sues EPA over regional haze

CASPER — The state of Wyoming sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, challenging the federal agency’s plan to control regional haze.

March 29, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
EPA, cleaner move to settle solvent contamination case

EPA, cleaner move to settle solvent contamination case

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed a complaint this week seeking $10 million in costs from a Billings cleaning business along with documents to settle the case stemming from the cleanup of solvent-contaminated groundwater on lower Central Avenue in Billings.

February 21, 2014 3:24 pmLoading…

Wyoming goes to court on EPA reservation decision

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State of Wyoming on Friday asked a federal appeals court to review a determination by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that lands around Riverton remain legally Indian Country.

February 14, 2014 11:16 amLoading…

US EPA agrees to stay reservation decision

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it is staying its recent decision that lands around Riverton remain legally Indian Country.

February 13, 2014 5:54 pmLoading…

Wyoming asks EPA to reconsider reservation ruling

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead’s administration is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to freeze implementation of its recent decision that over 1 million acres around Riverton remains legally Indian Country.

January 06, 2014 4:57 pmLoading…
EPA abandons Pavillion groundwater study; state takes over

EPA abandons Pavillion groundwater study; state takes over

Jeff Locker remembers the frustration, Jon Martin the elation.

December 23, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Legal tactic ensures EPA fulfills its mission

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — “Sue and settle” is the ominous phrase that has been attached to cases where an environmental organization sues a federal agency, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, and then settles the matter without going through a full-blown trial.

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Judge signs off on Fort Belknap water plan

HELENA - The Fort Belknap Indian reservation's tribal government must pay a $1,500 fine, bolster oversight of its utility, and follow a strict testing and monitoring regimen under a five-year plan meant to fix years of problems with its drinking water supply.

December 05, 2013 1:30 pmLoading…

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