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Judge sides with feds in Montana oil lease dispute

A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit from environmentalists who tried to block almost 80,000 acres of oil and gas leases in Montana in a bid to force companies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

June 14, 2013 5:33 pmLoading…
Wolverine trapping challenged in Montana court

Wolverine trapping challenged in Montana court

HELENA -- Eight conservation groups and one individual are asking a Helena judge to stop Montana’s wolverine trapping season, saying their population is “imperiled” and that the animal is a candidate for protection under federal statutes.

October 11, 2012 3:03 pm Related Loading…

Wolverine trapping challenged in Montana court

A coalition of conservation groups have asked a judge to halt Montana's upcoming wolverine trapping season to help preserve an animal scientists warn is at risk of extinction.

October 11, 2012 2:53 pm

61 oil and gas leases to be suspended

Sixty-one oil and gas leases on more than 30,000 acres in Montana would be suspended under an agreement proposed Friday by federal officials and environmentalists.

March 12, 2010 10:10 pmLoading…

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