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Governor Bullock Releases Blueprint for Montana’s Energy Future

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, strengthens our rural communities, and supports local schools, while safeguarding our quality of life.”  

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How does Coal benefit the Crow Tribe?

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

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Governor Bullock’s Amended Executive Order on the CPP Advisory Council

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan would have a devastating effect on Montana’s coal industry. Governor Bullock has established an Advisory Council to develop a recommendation for how Montana should deal with the CPP. To view the full text of his executive order, click here. The members of his advisory council can be found on Governor

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