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Since late 2013, crews have been digging and moving more than 160,000 cubic yards of soil, transforming a 66-acre lot behind Steak and Shake into a stormwater processing facility.
Glenn Oppel’s attack on the new EPA carbon standards for existing power plants in the June 10 Gazette does a serious disservice both to the facts and to intelligent public discussion of this important initiative to combat climate change.
GREAT FALLS — An environmental consultant is laying out Black Eagle residents' concerns in cleaning up a contaminated Superfund site.
Montana is famous for its wild rivers. No one understood the importance of Western rivers more than the iconic author, Wallace Stegner — who spent his youth in Montana – when he famously said: “Water is the true wealth in a dry land.”
Within days of each other this month, Gov. Steve Bullock released his business plan for Montana, and the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its latest jobs report.
Montanans are rightfully proud of the state’s bountiful waterways used for irrigating, fishing, drinking and recreating.
FLINT, Mich. — At a time when many people have put off buying a new car until the economy improves, the last thing we need is a stringent government regulation on fuel efficiency that will raise the cost of vehicles and make matters even more difficult for consumers.
Montana’s raw beauty and wide-open spaces are inexorably joined to harsh conditions like these recent minus 30 temperatures. Such dangerous conditions mean that neighbors sometimes have to work together just to survive even when they have a history of past conflicts. Maybe this is why Montan…
A guest column, “Coal Port EIS Jeopardizes Montana Jobs,” published Dec. 17, contains inaccurate information.
WASHINGTON — When legislation was passed to improve visibility in federal National Parks and wilderness areas, Congress directed the states to decide how to implement their visibility programs.
The Environmental Protection Agency developing the nation’s first-ever carbon pollution standards for power plants. As small business owners and Montanans, we hail these new standards for their potential to expand economic opportunities in Montana by driving innovation and accelerating clean…
GREEN BAY, Wis. — In 2010 and again in 2012, the Obama administration made one of its most important decisions on energy use and climate change.
CHEYENNE — A state consumer advocacy group says a federal plan to reduce regional haze will mean higher utility bills for Wyoming residents.
In the 2011 legislative session, Sen. Jim Peterson introduced the following 10 lines in a bill for the Legislature to consider, called the Code of Montana. More important issues took over the session and this was left behind. It still is relevant.
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is one of 12 states that will sue the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday to force the release of EPA records related to some lawsuits by environmental groups.
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.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming officials have scheduled the first public meeting about the state's plans to take over an investigation of groundwater pollution in the Pavillion area.
CHEYENNE — People who have been living with tainted well water in central Wyoming voiced concern Friday that they were excluded from a deal that has the state taking over further study of groundwater pollution from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
MISSOULA — The level of potential contamination at Frenchtown’s former paper mill still divides Missoula authorities and the site redevelopers.
BOISE, Idaho — The Environmental Protection Agency levied a $2.5 million penalty against a big cement maker and required the company to invest $30 million in pollution controls at plants in nine states alleged to have violated the federal Clean Air Act.