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Guest opinion: Montana should meet world's energy needs

This year’s frigid temperatures have been a stark reminder of the importance of reliable and affordable electricity for families in Montana and across the nation. For many, the electricity that heats homes and keeps the lights on comes from coal produced here in southeast Montana.

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Powder River Basin, Indonesian coal alike; India seen as possible buyer

CASPER, Wyo. — When politicians and coal industry representatives talk about exporting coal to Asia, they’re often referring to China and sometimes South Korea and Japan.

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Canada mining expansion prompts fears of pollution flowing into Montana

Canada mining expansion prompts fears of pollution flowing into Montana

Expansion plans at some Canadian coal mines have alarmed American officials over the amount of heavy metals pollution that could be flowing across the international border into Montana.

December 22, 2012 7:05 pm Related

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Guest opinion: For a cleaner planet, focus on ‘green’ energy

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Recent job growth numbers suggest that the U.S. economy is finally pulling out of its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. But with unemployment at nearly 8 percent, plenty of Americans are still hurting.

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US may soon become world's top oil producer

US may soon become world's top oil producer

NEW YORK — U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.

October 23, 2012 5:00 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Let's agree to reduce waste in the U.S.

We don’t have to agree on climate change.

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