Air quality Friday rapidly deteriorated overnight into Saturday as westerly gusts continued to dump swept up smoke from wildfires in central and eastern Washington on much of Montana.
There’s a good reason why it’s hard to see the mountains from Billings recently.
CASPER — The state of Wyoming sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, challenging the federal agency’s plan to control regional haze.
While Montana's wildfire season has been pretty quiet — with about 50,000 acres torched as of Sunday — you wouldn't know it looking at the skies in Billings over the weekend.
The veil of haze that drifted over Billings and much of central Montana on Friday came from the dozens of wildfires burning in Idaho and western Montana, according to the National Weather Service in Billings.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead harshly criticized a plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce regional haze.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Several electric utilities on Tuesday announced a campaign to rally public opposition against a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to reduce atmospheric haze by further limiting air pollution from coal-fired power plants in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s largest power provider says a newly re-proposed federal rule could close many of its coal-fired power plants early.
CASPER, Wyo. — An environmental group is challenging a federal haze management plan for Wyoming, claiming it's not tough enough.
Federal regulators have approved a new measure meant to help turn Montana's Big Sky Country into Clear Sky Country by forcing industrial plants to cut pollutants that make hazy skies over national parks and wilderness areas.
CASPER, Wyo. — Three Wyoming lawmakers have made their feelings known regarding a recent Environmental Protection Agency haze reduction proposal.Their basic message: It’s Wyoming air. Let Wyoming control it.In a letter written last week, U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi and Rep. Cynthi…
Through smoke and haze, the sun rises over Heart Mountain and the Bighorn Basin in Wyoming before Wednesday’s stormy weather cleared the air.