MontanaPBS Producer Beth Saboe On 'The Future Of Colstrip'
Tonight on MontanaPBS, producer Beth Saboe takes a look at the uncertain future of the town of Colstrip, as big changes are rocking the coal industry around the world and in Montana. She joins us now to talk about her film, "The Future of Colstrip."
ByNicholas K. Geranios - Associated Press•Feb 18, 2016
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A bill that would authorize the state's largest utility to create a fund to pay for the eventual shutdown of two coal-powered electricity plants in Montana easily passed the Washington State Senate on Wednesday.
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.