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Industry tabulates cost of groundwater testing proposal

Industry tabulates cost of groundwater testing proposal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Oil and gas industry officials estimate that the cost to test four water sources within in a half mile of a well, in accordance with a proposed state groundwater rule, will be $18,000. That’s according to Jerimiah Rieman, Gov. Matt Mead’s natural resources policy adviser, wh…

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Guest opinion: Bullock should protect water rights, veto SB347

During pretty much every Montana Legislature the mining industry comes in asking for special gifts. This session the industry wants the ability to trump water rights -- all water rights, including very old, established rights for agricultural irrigation, hydropower, municipalities and fisher…

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Petitioners rally against East Rosebud hydropower project

Petitioners rally against East Rosebud hydropower project

SOUTH OF ROSCOE — First it was fire. Now it’s a hydro project.Residents of the East Rosebud valley had no way to stop the Shepard Mountain fire that roared through the drainage and torched their cabins 16 years ago. But this time, many of the same residents see an opportunity to halt what th…

June 24, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Repair work on Tin Cup Dam to start Monday

HAMILTON — The Tin Cup County Water and Sewer District plans to begin repair work on the century-old Tin Cup Dam in southwest Montana starting Monday.

July 31, 2011 4:00 pmLoading…
Gushing spillway is Fort Peck's newest tourist attraction

Gushing spillway is Fort Peck's newest tourist attraction

FORT PECK — Lane Gobbs drove 40 miles out of his way on Wednesday to see the historic releases from Fort Peck’s spillway, a stream of 37,000 cubic feet per second of water exploding into a roaring, frothy boil of white water at the base.

June 11, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Casper families battle to keep homes from flooding

Casper families battle to keep homes from flooding

Three hoses snake across the bare floor of what used to be Jessica Riis' music room.

June 05, 2011 12:15 amLoading…

Judge approves settlement in water permit dispute

HAMILTON — A judge has approved a settlement in a dispute over a state rule that allowed tens of thousands of rural homes to be built without water permits.

November 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

State water commission against Green River dam

JACKSON — State engineers and members of the water commission panned a proposed $750,000 study for a dam on the Upper Green River, saying the proposed project is too expensive, unnecessary and bad for recreation and the environment.

November 14, 2010 10:56 pmLoading…

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