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EPA approves new version of 2,4-D herbicide for engineered crops

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.

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HollyFrontier refinery to pay $153,000 for safety, reporting violations

CASPER, Wyo. — HollyFrontier Corp. has agreed to pay a $153,000 penalty for faulty emergency management planning and reporting at its Cheyenne refinery, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday.

October 28, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: Building blocks for Montana’s energy future

Gazette opinion: Building blocks for Montana’s energy future

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.

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Wyoming wants appeals court to reject EPA's tribal boundary

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.

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Montana DEQ brings EPA discussions to Billings

About 75 people filled the seats of a Montana State University Billings classroom Wednesday evening to discuss options for Montana’s energy future.

October 01, 2014 10:15 pmLoading…

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…

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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.

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Guest opinion: New rules would keep clean Montana water flowing

Water is the lifeblood of Montana.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ATP email 3

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

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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.

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