“Traveling the Power Line”
President Obama was hardly candid when he discussed the oil and natural gas industry during his State of the Union Address. He strove to create the impression that he was staunchly in favor of new exploration and drilling. But his real message was between the lines.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Abandoning fossil fuel exploration altogether is not feasible for America. But significant further government support of oil and gas drilling in places like the Alaskan wilderness or the American heartland in the name of economic growth would be a huge mistake.
SHAWMUT — A new wind farm on the ridges southeast of this tiny ranch town will begin spinning electricity for NorthWestern Energy customers by year’s end.
CODY, Wyo. — Members of the Renewable Energy Alliance will address the Legislature’s Joint Minerals Committee this summer as the start-up group looks to create balance in the state’s energy portfolio and make renewable systems available to more users.
HELENA — The sound and fury of the tea party-fueled conservative revolution that swept into power of the Montana House was only able to advance core issues after running headlong into a headstrong governor who labeled the agenda "bat-crap crazy," an increasingly skeptical public and the toug…
MISSOULA — Officials in Missoula are launching environmentally friendly green upgrades with more than $880,400 in grants.
HELENA — Montana’s U.S. senators are preparing to dive in on another big national issue — climate change and energy legislation — but it appears they’re facing a divided state electorate on the subject.
We are disappointed with U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg’s ongoing efforts to undermine the climate bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives last fall. He ramped up these efforts recently when he signed on as a co-sponsor to Rep. Blackburn’s bill that would gut the Clean Air Act and preven…
Even green pioneers who disagree about cap-and-trade legislation believe it could be good for innovation
Allan Hardtke, a developer of alternative energy, is an ardent fan of “going green.” But he insists he’s no tree hugger.