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How will EPA rules on carbon work, and what's next for coal?

How will EPA rules on carbon work, and what's next for coal?

HELENA — Proposed federal rules to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants won’t take effect until 2016 — and won’t fall entirely o…

December 21, 2014 6:40 amLoading…
Coal-industry studies say EPA carbon regs will jack electric bills

Coal-industry studies say EPA carbon regs will jack electric bills

HELENA — In their fight against federal rules to cut carbon emissions, the coal industry and its allies are producing studies saying the rules…

December 21, 2014 6:40 am Related Loading…
House freshmen Essmann and Wittich get committee chairmanships

House freshmen Essmann and Wittich get committee chairmanships

HELENA — In an unusual occurrence, the top two leaders of the Montana Senate in 2013 are moving over to the state House in January, where each…

December 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Parole board chairman resigns; board also has new executive director

Parole board chairman resigns; board also has new executive director

HELENA — The longtime chairman of Montana’s Board of Pardons and Parole, Mike McKee, of Hamilton, resigned this week.

December 19, 2014 5:05 pmLoading…
Chippewa Cree judge orders new tribal elections

Chippewa Cree judge orders new tribal elections

HAVRE — A tribal court has invalidated the November election of four new members to the Chippewa Cree Business Committee after a non-tribal me…

December 19, 2014 11:25 amLoading…
Montana has low obesity, high binge drinking

Montana has low obesity, high binge drinking

GREAT FALLS — An annual survey of U.S. health ranks Montana 22nd in the nation overall, which is an improvement by one spot from the previous year.

December 19, 2014 11:20 am Related Loading…
Art Wittich and Jeff Essmann

Art Wittich and Jeff Essmann

Art Wittich and Jeff Essmann

December 19, 2014 5:23 pm
Burned trailer

Burned trailer

The burned remains of a semi and trailer at mile on Interstate 90 east of Billings.

December 19, 2014 4:18 pm
Yellowstone Justice Center

Yellowstone Justice Center

Completed in 2008, the $6.8 million Yellowstone Justice Center was initially planned to include detention cells. But due to budget constraints…

December 19, 2014 11:29 am

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