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Tongue River Railroad told to turn over documents

Tongue River Railroad told to turn over documents

Sponsors of a proposed railroad that would open Montana’s huge coal reserves to new mining must turn over documents about the project’s economics to a conservation group that’s opposed to the line, according to a Wednesday decision by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board.

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Environmental study on railroad line delayed

HELENA — A company that wants to build a 42-mile railroad line to link a coal mine with potential markets has asked federal authorities to delay completing a required environmental impact study.

September 01, 2013 1:15 pmLoading…
Focus on the future: Northern Cheyenne president's priorities include planning, communication

Focus on the future: Northern Cheyenne president's priorities include planning, communication

Editor's Note: Montana’s two South Central Indian tribes elected new leaders last fall. The Crow Tribe elected Darrin Old Coyote its chairman and the Northern Cheyenne voted John Robinson its president.

March 28, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Northern Cheyenne president holds sessions to get member input

John Robinson, president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, will hold a series of listening sessions with tribal members on and off the reservation to get input about the Otter Creek coal mine and the proposed Tongue River Railroad.

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Officials gather concerns, comments on Tongue River Railroad

Officials gather concerns, comments on Tongue River Railroad

FORSYTH — The third of 10 public hearings to be held in Eastern Montana on a proposed coal railroad that would run from the Ashland area to Miles City brought in a handful of differing opinions about the impact it would have on the area.

November 13, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Tongue River Railroad maps

Tongue River Railroad maps

These maps were provided to the Board's Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) during an October 23, 2012 site inspection of Tongue River Railroad's (TRRC) proposed route and other possible route alignments. These maps were prepared by the railroad, not the Surface Transportation Board. (ton…

November 12, 2012 12:34 pmLoading…
Tongue River Railroad Notice of Intent/Draft Scope of Study

Tongue River Railroad Notice of Intent/Draft Scope of Study

(tonguerivereis.com)

November 12, 2012 12:31 pmLoading…
Montana coal railroad line faces federal review

Montana coal railroad line faces federal review

Eastern Montana residents will weigh in this week on a proposed 83-mile coal railroad with the potential to usher in a dramatic expansion of mining in the state and increase exports of the fuel to Asia.

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Tongue River Railroad hearings begin Monday

Representatives from the federal Surface Transportation Board will hold a series of public scoping hearings on the proposed coal-hauling Tongue River Railroad in southeastern Montana. STB will be deciding what issues to consider in the environmental review process.

November 10, 2012 12:45 pmLoading…
Backers of Tongue River Railroad told to resubmit application

Backers of Tongue River Railroad told to resubmit application

The Surface Transportation Board has ordered backers of southeast Montana's Tongue River Railroad to submit a new application for the coal-carrying line.

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UM report says Otter Creek coal mine would bring $200M impact

UM report says Otter Creek coal mine would bring $200M impact

HELENA — The proposed Otter Creek coal mine in southeastern Montana, once operating, would create a $200-million-a-year positive economic impact for the state, says a report released this week by the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business & Economic Research.

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U.S. Attorney pursues convicted businessman Davison's assets

U.S. Attorney pursues convicted businessman Davison's assets

The U.S. Attorney's Office is attempting to collect money from two Montana companies to pay off some of the nearly $5.6 million in debts owed by Patrick Davison, a former Billings investment adviser convicted of running a massive Ponzi scheme.

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Billionaire buys part of Tongue River Railroad

Forrest Mars, billionaire former chief executive of Mars Inc., has purchased about one-third of a controversial planned coal railroad that would run through his Montana property.

July 20, 2011 9:15 pmLoading…

Federal panel won't halt Montana coal railroad

A federal panel has rejected an attempt by conservationists to halt the construction of a long-stalled 121-mile railroad that would open a new area of Montana to coal mining.

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FWP meeting on Tongue River Railroad easement canceled

HELENA — A meeting in which the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission was slated to make its final decision on a controversial easement across a Miles City fish hatchery — for a section of the Tongue River Railroad — was abruptly canceled this week.

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Group seeks to stall Montana coal railroad

A conservation group has asked the federal Surface Transportation Board to reconsider its approval of a proposed $550 million railroad that would open new areas of Montana's Powder River Basin to coal mining.

July 27, 2010 3:50 pmLoading…

Don’t sacrifice Eastern Montana to coal, railroad

My family has been producing livestock in southeastern Montana since 1886. Development of the Otter Creek coal tracts and Tongue River Railroad pose a crippling threat to our ranch and those of my neighbors.

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Rancher tries to halt railroad

Rancher tries to halt railroad

A candy industry magnate who owns a sprawling southeastern Montana ranch is pushing state lawmakers to adopt legislation that could undermine a proposed $341 million coal railroad through his property.

March 07, 2009 11:00 pm Photos

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