Governor Steve Bullock talks about why he's forming an advisory council on the Clean Power Plan.
Governor Steve Bullock will announce his appointments to a new advisory council on how Montana should respond to new EPA carbon dioxide rules Tuesday. President Obama calls them his “Clean Power Plan.”
Tough And Sensitive, Bull Trout At Risk From Climate Change ("Fieldnotes," October 27, 2015)
In the beginning, the idea of global warming was easy for me to ignore. Of course I found the footage of floating polar bears distressing, but the ice caps seemed far away, and scientists seemed even farther from any real answers.
Economist: Ominous Report On Clean Power Plan 'Unrealistic'
A study released Wednesday says that complying with President Obama's Clean Power Plan will cost Montana more than 7,000 jobs and more than $2 billion in wages and sales. Those numbers were quickly trumpeted by Montana elected officials who oppose the nationwide plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, including Attorney General Tim Fox, who has joined Montana to a multi-state lawsuit to halt the plan.
Study Predicting Dire Consequences From 'Clean Power Plan' Criticized
A University of Montana study funded by the state’s largest electric utility predicts dire economic consequences to the state because of the president’s plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The study is drawing sharp criticism from advocates of alternative energy.
Clinton Releases $30 Billion Plan To Help Coal Country
Hillary Clinton has just released a $30 billion plan to help coal country. But Inside Energy’s Emily Guerin reports Republicans aren’t buying it, given Clinton's support of President Obama’s climate policies.
Montana Officials Rally Against EPA Emission Rules
If you’re a U.S. Senator from Montana, the reduction in carbon dioxide emissions that the White House is calling for is either a misguided war on working Montanans, or a reasonable starting point for a discussion of fighting climate change.
Rising Costs Make Closure Of Montana's Largest Coal-Fired Plant 'A Foregone Conclusion'
Things have changed a lot since January, when it comes to Montana's response to groups in Washington state that could shut down parts or all of the Colstrip coal-fired electricity plant southeast of Billings.