The Western Education Foundation for Resources has launched a new tv spot pointing out the importance of coal development to Montana communities. WEFR also has a new website and Facebook page that provide additional information.
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The Main Street Montana Project was initiated by the Bullock Administration to “develop a business plan” for Montana using expertise from the public sector. Key Industry Networks were created reflecting relevant topic areas. Participants in the KIN’s met over a period of time to gather input and develop recommendations that have or will be presented
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality currently has two Public Comment processes open that affect water quality. The first is the 2016 Draft Water Quality Integrated Report (Comment Period is March 14-May 13, 2016) and the second is the Water Quality Standards Triennial Review (Comment Period ends June 3, 2016. Documents and more information can
The Montana Sage Grouse Oversight Team (MSGOT) has opened the initial application cycle for conservation projects to benefit sage grouse and sage grouse habitat. Conservation agencies and organizations are eligible to receive funds; private citizens are not eligible, unless they are working with an agency or organization and the funds are provided directly to that
Read more about the implications of the EPA Clean Power Plan’s potential impact on Colstrip by reviewing the U of M Bureau of Business and Economic Research’s study here.
Big Metal Coal Co. LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cloud Peak Energy Inc., established for the purpose of developing and mining high quality sub-bituminous coal on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana. Through developing the abundance of coal on the reservation, Big Metal Coal is not only creating jobs, but creating economic opportunity, and
The Treasure State Resources Association (TSRA) presented the 2014 Jerome Anderson Award to Dan Flynn of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 44 at its 38th annual meeting in Kalispell September 16th. The Jerome Anderson Award, named for the longtime lobbyist, lawyer, former legislator and former Western Environmental Trade Association/TSRA President who passed away in 2009, is awarded for “outstanding leadership in the legislative or regulatory process or with the public while exemplifying the highest level of integrity.”