Source: Montana Petroleum Report, June 14, 2017 Montana Petroleum Association Contact: Jessica Sena (406) 590-8675 It’s become difficult to decipher between reality and alarmism these days. To add insult to injury, President Trump can’t seem to take two steps without being ridiculed from every direction. The latest point of contention has been his decision […]
Category Archives: Public Policy
Earlier this month Montana Senator Daines and Senator Feinstein from California sent a letter to the Energy Bill Conferees. They asked the conferees to fix wildfire funding, accelerate responsible management, and address litigation challenges. This bipartisan letter is part of Senator Daines’ overall effort to reform forest management.
White Sulphur Springs, MT – September 19, 2016 – Tintina Montana Inc. (“Tintina” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has submitted responses to questions from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in regards to the underground Black Butte Copper Mine Operating Permit application (“MOP”). This thorough review of the MOP includes […]
The Water Policy Interim Committee (WPIC) of the Montana Legislature welcomes public comment on how the state might assume regulatory activities under federal Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. At their July 12, 2016 meeting WPIC approved a draft report that includes their findings as well as recommendations that might be adopted. Recommendations range […]
On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced the release of his blueprint for the state’s energy future. In a statement released by his office, the Governor said: “Montanans should determine our energy future. That’s why today I’m announcing a blueprint for a balanced and responsible plan that provides good-paying jobs for Montanans, […]
Helena Independent Record June 16, 2016 By Tom Lutey For the Independent Record BILLINGS – State and tribal governments deserve a bigger say in federal coal policies, U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke said Tuesday, while seeking to overturn a temporary ban on coal leases.
Montana Congressional Delegation Pushes Forest Service to Advance Permitting Process for Rock Creek Mine
(U.S. Congress) — Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines and Congressman Ryan Zinke this week pushed the U.S. Forest Service to finalize an important document and advance a decades-old permitting process for the Rock Creek Mine in northwest Montana. In a letter to Kootenai National Forest Supervisor Chris Savage, the Montana congressional delegation encouraged the […]
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 […]
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.