Obama Climate Action Plan http://mtpr.org en USDA unveils $30 million national forest and watershed restoration initiative in Helena http://mtpr.org/post/usda-unveils-30-million-national-forest-and-watershed-restoration-initiative-helena <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Federal agencies will be spending $865,000 dollars to help restore Helena’s primary watershed.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Ten-Mile watershed lies just southwest of the Capitol city and provides 80 percent of the community’s drinking water.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The restoration is one of 13 projects across the country announced this week by the US Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service.</span></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:13:25 +0000 Dan Boyce 14682 at http://mtpr.org USDA unveils $30 million national forest and watershed restoration initiative in Helena Some public officials sign letter supporting climate action plan http://mtpr.org/post/some-public-officials-sign-letter-supporting-climate-action-plan <p>As we told you earlier this week, at least 43 Montana public officials recently signed a letter supporting actions within the President's National Climate Action plan to address climate change.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Some of those actions include adopting pollution controls, investment in renewable energy research and development and creation of climate adaptation strategies. &nbsp; Fri, 13 Dec 2013 21:21:46 +0000 Edward O'Brien 12406 at http://mtpr.org Coal, petroleum industry say Obama climate plan will hurt Montana http://mtpr.org/post/coal-petroleum-industry-say-obama-climate-plan-will-hurt-montana <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Representatives from Montana’s coal and petroleum industries are blasting <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/image/president27sclimateactionplan.pdf" target="_blank">the new climate action plan announced by President Obama this week.</a></span></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:04:23 +0000 Dan Boyce 4539 at http://mtpr.org Coal, petroleum industry say Obama climate plan will hurt Montana