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Coal port developers ask for support in Pacific Northwest

Coal port developers ask for support in Pacific Northwest

Developers said Wednesday they are politically outmatched in their battle to build two coal ports in Washington state, and they’re begging for help from Montana industry.

April 02, 2014 5:36 pmLoading…
Obama climate initiative gets mixed reviews in Montana

Obama climate initiative gets mixed reviews in Montana

MISSOULA — President Barack Obama on Tuesday outlined his plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare the nation for a future of stronger weather stirred by warming temperatures.

June 25, 2013 7:30 pm Related Loading…
Debate over coal shipments divides communities

Debate over coal shipments divides communities

Communities along the 1,000 mile-plus route from coal fields in Montana and Wyoming to potential Pacific Coast terminals are divided by more than just the tracks.

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Soft demand for coal ripples through area mines, plants

Soft demand for coal ripples through area mines, plants

Business has been better for Montana coal. Demand for Montana coal is softening for various reasons resulting in mine layoffs.

June 24, 2012 12:05 amLoading…
Montana Rail Link, coal pump money into state, local coffers

Montana Rail Link, coal pump money into state, local coffers

MISSOULA -- To a certain degree, a thriving Montana Rail Link means a strong Missoula.

April 14, 2012 11:35 pmLoading…
Rail traffic comes to halt; truckers find alternate routes

Rail traffic comes to halt; truckers find alternate routes

Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail traffic has been severely disrupted by area flooding.

May 23, 2011 5:00 pm Photos

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Washington appeal of coal port angers Montanans

A Washington state decision to consider greenhouse gases before permitting a river port for Powder River Basin coal has angered Montana officials, who called the move overreaching.

December 29, 2010 7:15 pm Related Loading…

Musselshell County sues over Signal Peak mine taxes

Musselshell County wants to shut Yellowstone County out of what could potentially amount to millions of dollar in taxes collected on coal mined at the Signal Peak mine located between Billings and Roundup.

September 29, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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